"Discrimination runs counter to global commitments to reach universal health coverage and the Sustainable Development Goals."
Jim Campbell, Director, WHO Health Workforce Department; Gottfried Hirnschall, Director, WHO Department of HIV and Global Hepatitis Programme; Veronica Magar, Team leader, WHO Gender, Equity and Human Rights Mainstreaming Team
"Controlling vectors is a constant challenge, and both old and emerging diseases are exposing new threats."
Pedro Alonso, Director, WHO Global Malaria Programme, Dirk Engels, Director, WHO Department of Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), and John Reeder, Director, TDR, Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases
"There is a need to leverage existing actions designed to address one type of malnutrition to simultaneously reduce other types."
Francesco Branca and Alessandro R Demaio, WHO Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, and
Corinna Hawkes, Centre for Food Policy, School of Arts and Social Sciences, City, University of London
"In the past two years, we have seen global political momentum for addressing antimicrobial resistance."
Dr Hajime Inoue, Senior Advisor to the Director-General and Special Representative for Antimicrobial Resistance and Dr Ren Minghui, Assistant Director-General for HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases
"Immunization is a cornerstone of global health security in an interconnected world where diseases do not respect national borders."
Dr Margaret Chan, Director-General of WHO, Chris Elias, President of the Global Development Program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Anthony Fauci, Director of the US National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases, Anthony Lake, Executive Director of UNICEF, Seth Berkley, Chief Executive Officer of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance