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About World Health Organization

The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) that is concerned with international public health. It was established on 7 April 1948, with headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, and is a member of the United Nations Development Group. Its predecessor, the Health Organization, was an agency of the League of Nations.

WHO press release, blog etc

10/17/2018 - 20:09 Statement on the October 2018 meeting of the IHR Emergency Committee on the Ebola virus disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
10/17/2018 - 19:48 United Nations agencies call for ban on virginity testing
10/01/2018 - 10:05 WHO FCTC opens 8th COP session to review progress, strengthen global fight against tobacco use
10/01/2018 - 08:17 WHO calls for increased investment to reach the goal of a toilet for all
09/26/2018 - 21:35 Heads of State commit to lead response to beat noncommunicable diseases, promote mental health
09/26/2018 - 21:04 WHO Director-General reappoints Michael R. Bloomberg as WHO Global Ambassador for Noncommunicable Diseases and Injuries
09/25/2018 - 21:44 WHO calls for protection of humanitarian workers and civilians in Democratic Republic of the Congo
09/25/2018 - 21:38 Ray Chambers appointed WHO Ambassador for Global Strategy
09/25/2018 - 21:25 World leaders commit to bold targets and urgent action to end TB
09/20/2018 - 20:40 Harmful use of alcohol kills more than 3 million people each year, most of them men
09/18/2018 - 20:34 WHO launches first investment case to save up to 30 million lives
09/17/2018 - 22:44 A child under 15 dies every 5 seconds around the world
09/17/2018 - 20:37 WHO calls for urgent action to end TB
04/11/2018 - 07:44 WHO and UNICEF issue new guidance to promote breastfeeding in health facilities globally
04/11/2018 - 03:16 WHO concerned about suspected chemical attacks in Syria
04/11/2018 - 02:28 General Programme of Work
04/11/2018 - 01:25 Monitoring Health for the Sustainable Development Goals
04/05/2018 - 18:26 WHO at 70 - working for better health for everyone, everywhere