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A network devoted to global compassion—working together to inspire collective action through science for a safer, healthier world

Tiffany James
Tiffany James

Policy & Outreach Strategist

Shu-Ti Chiou
Shu-Ti Chiou

Doctor

Yaneer Bar-Yam
Yaneer Bar-Yam

Complex Systems Physicist

Sunil Raina
Sunil Raina

Doctor

Andrew Ewing
Andrew Ewing

Chemist

Working Together to End the Pandemic as a Global Health Threat

What Is Long COVID?

After a COVID infection, people may experience ongoing or new symptoms due to the damage that the virus has done to the body. This occurs even in those who have mild or asymptomatic infections and in young and healthy individuals. The damage affects the heart, brain, kidney, immune system, and...

What Is Long COVID?

Scientists propose Mass Testing for the fight against COVID-19

Mass testing can control new variants

Mass testing is an effective tool for controlling the spread of SARS-CoV-2 and its variants and is a financially viable alternative to ongoing economic disruption, continued illness and accumulating disability. It is important to take advantage of mass...

<strong>Scientists propose Mass Testing for the fight against COVID-19</strong>

Why Must We Act Now?

1 COVID-19 is a severe disease that impacts our health, economy, and freedom
2 COVID spreads and mutates rapidly, increasing immune evasion
3 COVID damages the brain, heart, blood vessels, and immune system, causing long term illness and acute events

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Who We Are

Global Community

We are a global community devoted to protecting health and minimizing harm to individuals and society in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We advocate for effective responses to end the pandemic as a global health threat.

Experts and Advocates

Our members have guided successful elimination efforts, advised governments, advocated for airborne precautions, and led community-based efforts to promote individual and public health.

Independent

We are independent from any political body or government. We are guided by compassion, science, transparency, social responsibility, and value for life.

Carlos Troncoso Phillips
Carlos Troncoso Phillips
Com, Act, Guidelines
Electronics Engineer, with 15 years in healthcare management. Data analyst and science communicator/enthus...
Eric Feigl-Ding
Eric Feigl-Ding
Chief of COVID Task Force
Sc.D. in epidemiology & nutrition, Harvard University. Former faculty member and researcher at Harvard Med...
Fatima Khan
Fatima Khan
Physician | Author | Mentor | Medical Content Creator | Food Blogger
Passionate about inclusive, integrative, socially responsible, culturally aware, & compassionate comprehens...
Greg Howard
Greg Howard
Product Manager
Project Lead for LongCovidLearning.org and the Long Covid Research Databank, and a ProtectTheirFuture.org p...
Leila Hedayatifar
Leila Hedayatifar
Data Scientist
Data scientist, expert in understanding dynamical patterns of systems using AI, machine learning and netwo...
Johnnie Eriksson
Johnnie Eriksson
WHN-Platform-Administrator
Wendy Boyd Isacsson
Wendy Boyd Isacsson
Clean Air Advocate
MSc in Education & BSc in Chemical Engineering. Maths teacher (U.K.), living in Sweden Advocate of clean a...
Michael Bailey
Michael Bailey
Indoor Air Quality Advocate
Co-founder and advocate at Indoor Air Care Advocates.
Špela Šalamon
Špela Šalamon
Nuclear Medicine Physician / Clinical Pathophysiologist, Complex Disease Geneticist
MD, PhD. Diagnostically minded physician. All-around scientist. Backgrounds: complex disease genetics / mol...
Mark Denning
Mark Denning
Multidisciplinary Engineer and Activist
Ph.D. Electrical Engineering. Advocate for safe schools and clean air.
A. Jurman
A. Jurman
I’m a Health Sciences student and multidisciplinary creative who specializes in medical educational material.
Kevin Schallert
Kevin Schallert
Business Leader
Fredrik Ydhag
Fredrik Ydhag
Film Producer & Editor
Recipient of the 2015 Swedish Film Editor's EDITH award for Best Edited Documentary.
Malgorzata (Gosia) Gasperowicz
Malgorzata (Gosia) Gasperowicz
Coms, Science
Developmental biologist and researcher at University of Calgary. Co-founder of ZeroCOVIDCanada.org, member ...
Nathanael C. Nerode
Nathanael C. Nerode
Safety advocate
Professional investor involved in free software programming, Nathanael promotes health and safety as their ...
Jörg Danzer
Jörg Danzer
Science, Risk Assessment, Coms, Community Act, Participative Events
Expertise in risk assessment of contaminants within environmental systems
Shea O’Neil
Shea O’Neil
Content Creator
Psychology graduate homeschooling parent, disabled person, writer, comic-creator, advocate, and pictionary-...
Aleksander Temkin
Aleksander Temkin
Act
Social activist, philosopher. Founder (in 2013) and chairman of the social movement and association Polish ...
Krzysztof Mroczkowski
Krzysztof Mroczkowski
Act
Economist, historian, professional manager with experience in fintech, banking, manufacturing, construction...
Angelo Rossi
Angelo Rossi
Coms, Science, Translations
Jonas
Jonas
Coms, Translations
Politician of the Pirate Party of Germany, Taskforce Coordinator of Education, Taskforce Member of Health a...
Andrew Ewing
Andrew Ewing
Professor of Analytical Chemistry
Ph.D. in Chemistry by the University of Indiana. Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biology, University ...
Alberto Rosario
Alberto Rosario
Physician and Field Epidemiologist
Dr. Alberto Rosario is a physician and Field Epidemiologist. Dr. Rosario has extensive clinical experience.
Greta Fox
Greta Fox
Nurse Practitioner
Family, community and women’s health. Advocate for Covid awareness and safety in the meetings and events in...
Tiffany James
Tiffany James
Policy and Outreach Strategist
Sunil Raina
Sunil Raina
Physician and Researcher
M.D; Professor & Head, Community Medicine In-Charge Multi Disciplinary Research at Dr. RP Govt. Medical Col...
Matti TJ Heino
Matti TJ Heino
Behaviour Change Researcher
M.Sc. in social psychology from the University of Helsinki. Behavior change and motivation management resea...
Matthias F. Schneider
Matthias F. Schneider
Medical and Biological Physicist
Ph.D. Physics/Biophysics from the Technical University of Munich. Professorship for Medical Physics at TU D...
Carlos Gershenson
Carlos Gershenson
Complex Systems Researcher
Research Professor at Computer Science Department, UNAM.
Yaneer Bar-Yam
Yaneer Bar-Yam
Growth, Science, Science Policy Group, Covid Action Group
B.S. and PhD in physics from MIT. Founding president at NECSI.
Vincent Brunsch
Vincent Brunsch
Science, Com, Data Visualization, Copy Editing, Translation
Stephane Bilodeau
Stephane Bilodeau
Guidelines, Science, Engineer
Ph.D. in Engineering, Chief Technology Officer of Smart Phases inc. and Co-Founder of ZeroCovidCanada.org
Roger Gustafsson
Roger Gustafsson
Communication, Marketing, ZeroCovidNordic
Nicolas Smit
Nicolas Smit
Science, Act
AMMA Executive Director. Advocate for better masks & layered approach to safety. Fights pandemic issues: Ma...
Kimberly Johnson-Muffley
Kimberly Johnson-Muffley
Project Management, Community Relations
Katie Marsh
Katie Marsh
Com, Act, Growth, Community and Events
Kaitlin Sundling
Kaitlin Sundling
Science, Covid Action Group, Guidelines, Welcome
I’m a physician-scientist and pathologist in Wisconsin, USA. The best way to reach me is via Slack.
Sarah Masih
Sarah Masih
Communications
Innovative Communications professional and storyteller with the ability to flex a wide creative lens captur...
Carmen Schon
Carmen Schon
Coms
Pharmacist
Sharon Fitzgerald
Sharon Fitzgerald
Community Relations
Sharon likes helping others, reading, cooking and films.
Chris Kocher
Chris Kocher
COVID Action Group
Executive Director at COVID Survivors for Change
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Together We Have the Power to Make a Difference

Together We Have the Power to Make a Difference

As a WHN member, you will connect and collaborate with scientists and community members to strengthen, leverage, and complement your actions. Our resources include practical tools and support, as well as access to virtual collaborative spaces. You’ll team up on projects, attend and host meetings, take part in campaigns to address current challenges, and connect with a network of like-minded experts and passionate advocates of public health.

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Updates

Stop Transmission with the Five Pillars of Prevention

The World Health Network (WHN) has released the Five...

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Stop Transmission with the Five Pillars of Prevention

Scientists propose Mass Testing for the fight against COVID-19

Mass testing can control new variants

Mass testing is...

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<strong>Scientists propose Mass Testing for the fight against COVID-19</strong>

DECEMBER 12, 2022: GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAINS

China is the biggest trading partner of most countries....

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DECEMBER 12, 2022: GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAINS

Consensus: 386 Experts From Around the World Say Bringing the Pandemic to an End Is an Urgent Matter

Stephane Bilodeau, Kaitlin Sundling, Geraldine A....

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Consensus: 386 Experts From Around the World Say Bringing the Pandemic to an End Is an Urgent Matter

Collective Action

Will the Pandemic Ever End?

By now, we all have become...

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Collective Action

What is the Difference Between an Antigen Test and a PCR Test?

We are now over two years into the COVID-19 pandemic....

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What is the Difference Between an Antigen Test and a PCR Test?
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Local Trends

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How to Minimize Harm

Individuals

Stay safer with these guidelines

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Individuals

Communities

When communities are safer, everyone in the community benefits. Sharing responsibility makes it both easier and better. Schools are an example of a community institution whose safety affects the community as a whole, and ventilation and air filtering is key to safety in public spaces. More generally see also the five pillars of prevention.

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Communities

Institutions

Institutions can adopt safe guidelines to protect all of their employees, members, customers, and visitors.

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Institutions

Businesses

Businesses can improve safety, protect employee health, and attract customers concerned about safety.

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Businesses

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Experts & Advisors Team

Kavita Patel
Kavita Patel
Physician | Health Policy Advisor
Former nonresident fellow and managing director of clinical transformation at the Center for Health Policy ...
Anthony Staines
Anthony Staines
Professor of Health Systems
Irish medical academic, working on public health & policy.
Shu-Ti Chiou
Shu-Ti Chiou
Epidemiologist and medical doctor
Founding President, Health & Sustainable Development Foundation, Taiwan; Global Vice President for Capacity...
Binita Kane, MD
Binita Kane, MD
Physician
Dr Binita Kane is a Consultant Respiratory Physician in Manchester and honorary Senior Lecturer at the Univ...
Jennifer Curtin, MD
Jennifer Curtin, MD
Physician
Dr. Curtin is a physician and post-viral illness expert specializing in myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME/CFS) ...
Claire Taylor, MD
Claire Taylor, MD
General Practitioner
Dr. Claire Taylor is an experienced GP with a special interest in Long Covid, postural orthostatic tachycar...
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