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WHO Headquarters structure

As of 1 October 2016

Director-General
Deputy Director-General
Director-General's Office (DGO)

WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC)

Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)

Communications (DCO)
Compliance, Risk Management and Ethics (CRE)
Coordinated Resource Mobilization (CRM)
Country Cooperation and United Nations Collaboration (CCU)
Evaluation (EVL)
Governing Bodies (GBS)
Internal Oversight Services (IOS)
Legal Counsel (LEG)
Office of Director-General (ODG)
Ombudsman (OMB)
Partnerships and Non-State Actors (PNA)
Polio Eradication (POL)
Strategy, Policy and Information (SPI)
WHO Office at the United Nations (WUN)

General Management (GMG)

Finance (FNM)
Global Service Centre, Kuala Lumpur (GSC)
Human Resources Management (HRD)
Information Technology and Telecommunications (ITT)
Operational Support and Services (OSS)
Global Conference and Training Centre, Tunis (GCT)
Planning, Resource Coordination & Performance Monitoring (PRP)

Family, Women's and Children's Health (FWC)

Ageing and Life Course (ALC)
Gender, Equity and Human Rights (GER)
Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals (IVB)
Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (MCA)
Public Health, Environmental and Social Determinants of Health (PHE)
Reproductive Health and Research (RHR)
Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (NMC)
Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction (HRP)

Health Systems and Innovation (HIS)

Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research (HSR)
Essential Medicines and Health Products (EMP)
Information, Evidence and Research (IER)
Health Systems Governance and Financing (HGF)
Health Workforce (HWF)
Service Delivery and Safety (SDS)
WHO Centre for Health Development, Kobe (WKC)

WHO Health Emergencies Programme (WHE)

External Relations
Country Health Emergency Preparedness & IHR (CPI)
Emergency Operations (EMO)
Infectious Hazard Management (IHM)
Health Emergency Information & Risk Assessment (HIM)
Management & Administration (MGA)

HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases (HTM)

HIV/AIDS (HIV)
Global TB Programme (GTB)
Global Malaria Programme (GMP)
Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD)
Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR)
UNITAID

Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health (NMH)

Mental Health and Substance Abuse (MSD)
Nutrition for Health and Development (NHD)
NCDs, Disability, Violence and Injury Prevention (NVI)
Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases (PND)
Food Safety and Zoonoses (FOS)
Global Coordination Mechanism and Interagency Task Force (GCM)