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Press release: Global health advocates call on the World Health Organization to explicitly champion the goal of universal access to reliable healthcare information

Date: Wednesday, July 3, 2024
Download the report and infographic Reliable healthcare information saves lives

HIFA welcomes Enock Musungwini as HIFA Global Coordinator for Supporting Organisations

Date: Wednesday, March 6, 2024
HIFA is delighted to welcome Enock Musungwini as HIFA Global Coordinator for Supporting Organisations. Enock Musungwini is a distinguished public health professional, health management consultant, and development practitioner currently serving as a Programme Manager (Consultant) for an NGO called Pangaea Zimbabwe under the Wild4Life Health program. Enock joined HIFA in 2018 and is a longstanding HIFA Country Representative for Zimbabwe. He won the global CR of the Year award in 2022. For further info see his profile on the HIFA website

HIFA announces a deep-dive discussion on Alcohol Use Disorders, starts 5 February 2024

Date: Thursday, January 18, 2024
See below for announcement in Spanish and Portuguese. See our 30-second YouTube video here.   The discussion starts officially on 5 February 2024 and will last 6 weeks. Join HIFA today in readiness: www.hifa.org/joinhifa: 

HIFA seeks a Global Supporting Organisation Coordinator

Date: Monday, January 1, 2024
Are you: ready to connect with more than 400 health and development organisations worldwide, including the World Health Organization? interested to maximise your global networking and collaboration opportunities?  keen to increase your professional visibility across the global health community?  The position of Global Supporting Organisation Coordinator is currently available, starting February 2024.     About HIFA Supporting Organisations (SOs)

HIFA receives financial support from One Village

Date: Monday, December 11, 2023
HIFA is delighted to receive a donation of £2000 from One Village. One Village is a retailer and wholesaler of craft made functional articles for the home. It works directly with community organizations in some of the most economically stretched parts of the world, with the purpose of building up the social wellbeing of communities. One Village achieves this through encouraging creative cooperatives and by pursuing an alternative approach to marketing, rooted in principles of solidarity towards a more equitable and just world order.

Oxford PharmaGenesis sponsors global HIFA-WHO consultation to promote reliable healthcare information

Date: Thursday, November 23, 2023
Oxford PharmaGenesis sponsors global HIFA-WHO consultation to promote reliable healthcare information The text below is from a news item on the website of Oxford Pharmagenesis. Read in full here: https://www.pharmagenesis.com/news-and-events/hifa-who-consultation-sponsorship --

Today! The Lancet @200 years & HIFA: Spotlight webinar on medical research as a catalyst for policy and societal change, Nov 9 at 13:30 GMT

Date: Thursday, November 9, 2023
Please join us for a Lancet-HIFA webinar to celebrate the 200th anniversary of The Lancet. Read online: https://www.thelancet.com/lancet-200/research-for-health -- Prioritising evidence to guide and inform decision making For 200 years, The Lancet has published scientific research that has driven progress and generated knowledge. Now, in a growing phase of anti-science, researchers play a more crucial role than ever in science communication. We call for...

***HIFA Global Stakeholders Consultation Launch Event 21st August***

Date: Wednesday, August 16, 2023
It is just 5 days to go before the official launch of our global survey, Universal access to reliable healthcare information, in official relations with the World Health Organization. The 5-minute survey is now available and ready for you to complete here: www.hifa.org/survey2023 

Universal Access to Reliable Healthcare Information: A Global Stakeholder Consultation

Date: Sunday, August 13, 2023
HIFA is launching a global consultation on 21 August 2023!  The goal of universal access to reliable healthcare information is a vital but neglected global health issue. Currently high-level commitment is virtually absent and there is no strategy to accelerate progress. 

Universal Access to Reliable Healthcare Information: A HIFA-WHO Global Consultation

Date: Thursday, June 8, 2023
HIFA is launching a global consultation in August 2023! The consultation aims to: identify opportunities and challenges towards universal access to reliable healthcare information, and demonstrate and promote public support for the goal of universal access The survey will be complemented by thematic discussions on the HIFA forums in four languages (English, French, Portuguese and Spanish) and key informant interviews.

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