About World Health Organization

WHO began when our Constitution came into force on 7 April 1948 – a date we now celebrate every year as World Health Day. We are now more than 7000 people working in 150 country offices, in 6 regional offices and at our headquarters in Geneva.

Email: info@who.int

Website: www.who.int/

Office Address: World Health Organization Avenue Appia 20 1211 Geneva 27 Switzerland

World Health Organization (WHO) Vacancy for National Consultant - Human Resources for Health Strategic Plans

On 09/Oct/2019

World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research[...]

International Consultant - National Human Resources Vacancy at World Health Organization (WHO)

On 09/Oct/2019

World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research[...]

World Health Organization (WHO) Vacancy for National Consultant - Task Shifting/Sharing Implementation - Bauchi and Cross River

On 09/Oct/2019

World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research[...]

World Health Organization (WHO) Vacancy for National Consultant - Human Resources for Health Policies and Development

On 09/Oct/2019

World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research[...]

National Consultant - HRH Project Evaluation Vacancy at World Health Organization (WHO)

On 09/Oct/2019

World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research[...]

New Evidence Shows Significant Mistreatment of Women during Childbirth

On 09/Oct/2019

New evidence from a WHO-led study, published today in the Lancet, shows that more than one-third of women in four lower-income countries experienced mistreatment during childbirth in health facilities. Younger, less-ed[...]

WHO Director-General Visits Devastated Sites in the Bahamas to Assess Health Impacts of Hurricane Dorian

On 03/Oct/2019

The world must rally around the Bahamas in the tragic aftermath of Hurricane Dorian which has not only cost many lives and livelihoods but caused severe damage to essential infrastructure, depriving communities of vita[...]

Cholera Outbreak Leaves Eight Dead in Sudan —WHO

On 26/Sep/2019

Eight people have died from cholera in Sudan including six in the war-torn state of Blue Nile, according to the World Health Organisation, amid a surge in the number of reported cases.   A total of 184 cases o[...]

Multilateral Agencies Launch A Joint Plan to Boost Global Health Goals - WHO

On 26/Sep/2019

Today at the United Nations General Assembly, 12 multilateral agencies launched a joint plan to better support countries over the next 10 years to accelerate progress towards the health-related Sustainable Development[...]

Second Ebola Vaccine to Complement “Ring Vaccination” Given Green Light in DRC - WHO

On 26/Sep/2019

The health authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have announced plans to introduce a second experimental Ebola vaccine, manufactured by Johnson & Johnson, from mid- October. This vaccine, which[...]

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