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The People’s Health Movement’s WHO Watch team will followed the executive Board meeting of World health Organisation held from 18-26 January, 2021. The Watching team consisted of Aletha Wallace (Belgium), Alice Kuan (USA), Maria Giulia Loffreda (UK/Italy), Laura Nyiha (Kenya), Luciani Martins Ricardi (Brazil), Priyanka Gupta (Nepal), Rajeev B R (India), Rhiannon Osborne (UK), Shriyuta Abhishek (India), Surbhi Shrivastava (India/USA). PHM, in collaboration with Medicus Mundi International, deliver statements at the meeting. See links to the statements presented by PHM at EB148 below. 5. Global action on patient safety 6. UNGA HLM- NCDs and Oral Health 7. Access to effective treatments for cancer and rare and orphan diseases 8. GSPOA on public health, innovation and intellectual property 9. Antimicrobial resistance 10. Substandard and falsified medical products 11. Standardization of medical devices nomenclature 13. Integrated people centred eye care 14.1 COVID-19 response 14.2 WHO’s work in health emergencies 14.3 Mental health preparedness and response for the COVID-19 pandemic 14.4 Public health implications of implementation of the Nagoya Protocol 15.2 Polio transition planning and polio post-certification 16. Social determinants of health In addition to the statements, there have been interviews and articles on the discussions of the EB-148. Jasper Thys (Viva Salud) interviewed EB148 WHO Watch team member Aletha Wallace on the significant discussions of the EB 148 and the WHO role in the present pandemic crisis. The interview can be accessed - click here  An article ' WHO Executive Board 148: A year after the Covid-19 public health emergency' covering the discussions and debates of the EB148 in the backdrop of one year of Covid-19 has been written by WHO-Watch team for Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung (Geneva Office). The article can be accessed- click here