About WHO

WHO - its people and offices

More than 7000 people from more than 150 countries work for the Organization in 150 WHO offices in countries, territories and areas, six regional offices, at the Global Service Centre in Malaysia and at the headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

In addition to medical doctors, public health specialists, scientists and epidemiologists, WHO staff include people trained to manage administrative, financial, and information systems, as well as experts in the fields of health statistics, economics and emergency relief.

Renovation strategy for WHO headquarters in Geneva

The renovation in Geneva aims to increase site efficiency, and decrease operational budget, by investing in a long-term modern, high standard and energy-efficient building.