Library and Information Networks for Knowledge

Practical Information

Getting help:

Visitors need to make an appointment to use the library.

A Reference Librarian is available for all onsite enquiries and any research assistance you may need:
Tel.: +41(0)22 791 20 62
Fax: +41(0)22 791 41 50


Monday to Friday:

  • 9:00-12:00 (local time)
  • 14:00-16:00 (local time)

For using the collections:

All library collections are available for consultation
– books can be borrowed by WHO staff only.

Historical research:

Researchers who wish to use the Historical Collection should make an appointment by contacting the Archives at WHO.

Interns and volunteers

We encourage participation – get involved in our programmes as an intern or volunteer!