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WHO governance events

  • World Health Assembly
    The World Health Assembly is the supreme decision-making body of WHO, attended by delegations from all Member States. It meets in Geneva in May each year.
  • Executive Board
    The main functions of the Executive Board are to implement the decisions and policies of the World Health Assembly, and advise and generally to facilitate its work.
  • Regional Committees
    WHO Regional Committees meet annually to set policy and approve budgets and programmes of work for each of the six WHO regions.

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Dr Oleg Chestnov, WHO Assistant Director-General, Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health, and Dr Tim Evans, Senior Director, Health, Nutrition and Population Global Practice, The World Bank Group.
  • We can beat the tobacco epidemic
    Dr Oleg Chestnov, WHO Assistant Director-General, Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health, and Dr Tim Evans, Senior Director, Health, Nutrition and Population Global Practice, The World Bank Group
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A mother and child in Santa Cruz, Bolivia.