The Seventy-first World Health Assembly
The World Health Assembly The World Health Assembly (WHA) is the decision-making body of WHO. It is attended by delegations from all WHO Member States and focuses on a specific health agenda prepared by the Executive Board.
The main functions of the World Health Assembly are to determine the policies of the Organization, supervise financial policies, and review and approve the proposed programme budget.
This year’s Health Assembly takes place on 21–26 May 2018 in Geneva, Switzerland.
Following the WHA at http://www.who.int/world-health-assembly/seventy-first/social-good
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Tuesday, 22 May
Bringing health to all
- Universal health coverage: what it means and how we can achieve it
- HIV/AIDS: achievements and challenges
- Smallpox: the story of eradication
Wednesday, 23 May
Keeping healthy in today’s world
- Air pollution
- Assistive technologies
- Maternal, child and adolescent health
Thursday, 24 May
Keeping the world safe, serving the vulnerable
- Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo
- Cox’s Bazar
- Vaccination to prevent and contain outbreaks
- EPI: the early days
- Influenza: prevention and control
For more information about the Seventy-first WHA, go to http://www.who.int/world-health-assembly/seventy-first