Humanitarian Health Action

Cooperation between the WHO and the IFRC

16 May 2005

The World Health Organization and the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies have indicated that they will increase their collaboartion in key health sectors by signing a joint cooperation letter. The letter point out that the cooperation bwteen the two organisations is based on "their complementary approach" and the shared objective of reducing avoidable loss of life, burden of disease and disability in crises.

WHO IFRC Letter of Collaboration