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World health organisation

  1. 1. WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION
  2. 2. CONTENT HISTORY OF WHO OBJECTIVE RESPONSIBILITY ORGANIZATION REGION STRUCTURE FUNCTION
  3. 3. INTRODUCTION Specialized, non-political health agency of UN. Headquarters at Geneva. Established on 7th April, 1948. 192 membership.
  4. 4. HISTORY First International Sanitary Conference (1851) Pan American Sanitary Bureau (1902) The health organization of the league of nations (1923) UNRRA(1943) Birth of WHO (1945) International Health Conference (1946) In 1948, the WHO had 56members.
  5. 5. OBJECTIVE The attainment by all people’s of the highest level of health. Current objective- Attainment by all people of the world a level of health that will permit them to lead a socially & economically productive life.
  6. 6. RESPONSIBILTY Global Health Matters Shaping the Health research agenda (schedule) Setting norms & standards Articulating evidence based policy option Providing technical support to countries Monitoring & assessing health trends
  7. 7. WHO REGIONAL ORGANIZATION AFRICA THE AMERICAS EUROPE SOUTH EAST ASIA WESTERN PACIFIC EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN
  8. 8. STRUCTURE THE WORLD HEALTH ASSEMBLY EXECUTIVE BOARD SECRETARI AT
  9. 9. The World Health Assembly is the supreme decision-making body for WHO. It meets each year in May at Geneva , and is attended by delegations from all 192 Member States . The Executive board has now 34 members. One-third of membership is renewed every year. Board meets twice a year. The Secretariat is headed by Director general. The secretariat is comprised of 8000 international public servants in 2010.
  10. 10. FUNCTION 1. Prevention & control of specific diseases 2. Development of comprehensive health services 3. Family health 4. Environmental health 5. Health statistics 6. Bio-medical research 7. Health literature with other organization.

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