Evidence for the UN Special Rapporteurs Session on the Criminalisation of Homelessness and Poverty

Professor John Middleton, Vice President of the Global Network for Academic Public Health and a Global Law Enforcement and Public Health Association (GLEPHA) Fellow, presented evidence to the meeting of the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing, Mr Rajagopal, and the UN Special Rapporteur on poverty and human rights, Olivier De Schutter, […]

Israel-Gaza: GNAPH Condemns Terrorist Attacks and Calls for Humanitarian and Diplomatic Actions to Protect Populations’ Lives and Well-being

The Global Network for Academic Public Health (GNAPH) expressly and unequivocally condemns the horrific terrorist attacks, perpetrated by Hamas, with the aim to murder and abduct non-combatant Israeli civilians. We also highlight the critical need to protect innocent citizens and relief workers in Gaza, in observance of human rights and international conventions. The unfolding humanitarian crisis is already severely […]

GNAPH Calls for Peace in Sudan

The Global Network for Academic Public Health (GNAPH) has been closely monitoring the conflict in Sudan. We know that hundreds of people have already died and thousands have been injured in the capital, Khartoum. According to the Sudanese American Physicians Association, “Out of 78 major hospitals in the country, only 55 are operational…. The health […]

Global Network Statement on Waiving Intellectual Property Rights Related to COVID-19 Vaccines to Increase Global Vaccine Equity

In November 2021, the Global Network released a statement in support of waiving intellectual property rights related to COVID-19 vaccines in order to increase global vaccine equity. Making vaccines accessible to populations in low and middle-income countries is essential to address the current pandemic. Read the statement. 

Global Network Paper Release, “Global Governance for Improved Human, Animal, and Planetary Health; the Essential Role of Schools and Programs of Public Health.”

In October 2021, the Global Network released Global governance for improved human, animal, and planetary health: the essential role of schools and programs of public health, in advance of the World Health Assembly’s November meeting on pandemic preparedness. The paper outlines the following:   Key roles of schools and programs of public health in responding to the […]