Towards Zero Patient Harm in Health Care: Global Patient Safety Action Plan 2021­2030 (First Draft, August 2020) is open for public consultation

28 August, 2020

(Forwarded from the WHO Global Patient Safety Network)

Dear Colleagues and Global Patient Safety Network Members,

Greetings from the Patient Safety Flagship at WHO Headquarters. Hope you are keeping safe and well.

I am delighted to share with you and acknowledge that with your full engagement and support in the global patient safety movement, we have reached an important milestone in this journey today.

Working as per the mandate of World Health Assembly resolution WHA72.6 (May 2019):

“Towards Zero Patient Harm in Health Care: Global Patient Safety Action Plan 2021-2030” (First Draft, August 2020) is now open for public consultation.

Please find enclosed the draft action plan and the link below to this open web consultation. Please provide your comments on the given platform for proper compilation of your feedback and guidance.

I would really appreciate if you could please also disseminate these links through all your networks for wider engagement and consultation.

Many thanks indeed and looking forward to next steps.

With best regards,


Unit Head

Patient Safety Flagship/

A Decade of Patient Safety 2020-2030

Integrated Health Services

World Health Organization


Office: +41 22 791 4660



Forwarded by Neil Pakenham-Walsh, HIFA Coordinator