World Health Organization

Committee Description

The World Health Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations with a focus on international public health. The committee is comprised of the 193 member states of the United Nations and is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland.

The WHO’s initiatives consist of the World Health Report, the World Health Survey, and World Health Day. Since being established in 1948, WHO has played a large role in the eradication of smallpox, and its main current objectives include dealing with issues regarding communicable diseases, sexual and reproductive health, nutrition, ageing, and substance abuse.

WHO is a beginner committee. Delegates of any skill level with interest may apply to this committee.

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Topics | Backgrounders

Topic A: Action to PRevent Noncommunicable Diseases

Topic B: Improving Health Care in the Syrian Republic

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