World Health Organization

Description WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.

World Health Organization
Related Person Bruce Aylward, Global Polio Eradication Initiative
Contact Avenue Appia 20
1211 Geneva 27  
Phone: + 41 22 791 21 11
Fax: + 41 22 791 31 11
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