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World Health Organization (WHO)

Website http://www.who.int
Headquarters Genenva, Switzerland
Member States Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, C?te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, (...)
Mission The WHO's mission is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health. Health being a state of complete physical, mental, an social well being, not merely the absence of disease.
Leadership Dr. Anders Nordstrom, Acting Director-General
Conferences/Summits Global Meeting on the H5N1 virus, Global Forum on Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Global Forum of Food Safety Regulators, Global Buruli Ulcer Initiative
Treaties Constitution of the World Health Organization (Entered into Force on 4/7/1948)
Recent Initiatives Avaian Influenza, "3 by 5" Aids Initiative, South Asia Earthquake