Enhancing the Ability of Individuals in Recovery to Fight Addiction, in the U.S. and Abroad

INL convened an Expert Working Group that included U.S. and international experts in substance use recovery, including from the Department of Health and Human Services, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, the United Nations, the Colombo Plan, the Organization of American States, and civil society organizations.

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U.S. Statement at UNAIDS 40th PCB Meeting


Chargé d’Affaires Allegra: Together, we are making rapid progress toward eliminating HIV/AIDS, but the next few years are perhaps the most crucial for UNAIDS and the greater global response. We look forward to working together to ensure success.

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U.S. Welcomes Report to Human Rights Council on Mental Health and Behavioral Well-Being

Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the Right of Everyone to the Enjoyment of the Highest Attainable Standard of Physical and Mental Health on Right to Health As Delivered by Gregory Staff Tuesday, June 6, 2017 U.S. Statement   Thank you, Mr. Chairman.  The United States thanks Mr. Dainius Pūras for his report. The […]

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US Explanation of Position on the Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases

The United States strongly supports efforts to prevent and control non-communicable diseases. NCDs are the leading cause of death and disability in the United States and around the world, with severe impacts on our populations and our economies

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U.S. Explanation of Position on Ending Childhood Obesity: implementation plan

The United States strongly supports efforts to end childhood obesity – a critical public health issue in our country, and many others. In fact, tackling childhood obesity in the United States is one of our top three clinical health priorities.

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Readout of Secretary Price’s Third and Fourth Day in Geneva for World Health Assembly

The Secretary shared his vision for the WHO as a place that can attract the most talented individuals from around the world with state-of-the-art expertise to advance the WHO’s mission of enhancing the public health.

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HHS Secretary Price Congratulates New WHO Director-General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

The United States looks forward to working with the new Director-General and our public health partners at the WHO to reform and strengthen the organization and enhance the ability of all nations to protect the health of their people.

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Readout of Secretary Price’s Second Day in Geneva for World Health Assembly

On Monday, May 22, Secretary Price participated in the opening activities of the 70th World Health Assembly (WHA).

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HHS Secretary Tom Price M.D., Addresses the 70th World Health Assembly

Secretary Price

The United States wants, and we all need, a strong WHO. The distinguished history of this organization should be an inspiration for the work we will do together for the health and prosperity of all nations.

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Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D. Leads U.S. Delegation to WHA

HHS Secretary Price

On Sunday, May 21, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D. arrived in Geneva, Switzerland to lead the U.S. delegation to the 70th World Health Assembly (WHA), which begins Monday, May 22.

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