Who we are

WHO field worker talks to a group of health care professionals
WHO/Jonathan Perugia

We are a diverse workforce of some 8,500 people representing more than 150 nationalities working in 147 countries. We have six regional offices and a headquarters located in Geneva, Switzerland.

In line with our mission to provide global leadership in public health, we employ health specialists, medical doctors, scientists, epidemiologists and also people with expertise in administration and finance, information systems, economics, health statistics as well as emergency preparedness and response.

Have a look at how some of our colleagues from around the globe are contributing to global health by clicking on the links below.

Contact Information

Human Resources Management (HRD)

World Health Organization
Avenue Appia 20
CH - 1211 Geneva 27

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