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WHO Headquarters structure

WHO Headquarters structure (excluding Partnerships Secretariats)
As of 1 June 2015

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

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 (DGO)
Office of Director General
Ombudsman (OMB)
Partnerships and Non-State Actors
Polio and Research (POC)
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)

Health Systems and Innovation (HIS)

Essential Medicines and Health Products (EMP)
Health Statistics and Information Systems (HSI)
Health Systems Governance and Financing (HGF)
Health Workforce (HWF)
Knowledge, Ethics and Research (KER)
Service Delivery and Safety (SDS)
WHO Centre for Health Development, Kobe (WKC)

Health Security (HS)

Food Safety, Zoonoses and Foodborne Diseases (FOS)
Global Capacities, Alert and Response (GCR)
Pandemic and Epidemic Diseases (PED)

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

Global TB Programme (GTB)
Global Malaria Programme (GMP)
Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD)

Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health (NMH)

Mental Health and Substance Abuse (MSD)
NCDs, Disability, Violence and Injury Prevention (NVI)
Nutrition for Health and Development (NHD)
Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases (PND)

Polio and Emergencies (PEC)

Emergency Risk Management and Humanitarian Response (ERM)
Programme Operations and Cluster Management (PCM)