WHA75: WHO to adopt Global Strategy for Food Safety
WHA75: WHO to adopt Global Strategy for Food Safety

During the World Health Assembly – WHA75, the members agreed to adopt the updated WHO Global Strategy for Food Safety to strengthen national food safety systems. 

The delegates have agreed to make an action plan to effectively implement the Global strategy to reduce the harmful use of alcohol as a public health priority. In addition to this, they have also chosen to adopt the Working for Health Action Plan that sets out policy priorities to rapidly progress workforce capacity. 

Further providing information on the day 6th of the health assembly’s meeting briefing, the international agency cited, “Delegates today at the WHA75 approved a number of recommendations relating to non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as cancers, diabetes, heart and lung diseases, as well as to mental health, and their risk factors”. 

The official website of the WHO asserted, “In addition to an agreed preparatory process in the lead-up to this meeting, measures to reduce deaths from NCDs include a new implementation roadmap. The roadmap seeks to assist the Member States to speed up action to support their populations and achieve the NCD-related targets in the Sustainable Development Goals”. 

Today is the last day of the week-long World Health Assembly, where health leaders across the globe have participated, hence holding great significance.

One can view the live broadcast at –  http://bit.ly/WHA75. The meeting commenced on May 22, 2022.