13 Facts About World Health Organization

1. World Health Organization, known as the WHO, is the public health agency for the United Nations.

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2. World Health Organization is one of the sixteen United Nations (UN) specialized agencies, with a mission to promote world health.

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3. World Health Organization is the principle international organization managing public health related issues on a global scale.

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4. World Health Organization is the principal international organization managing public health-related issues on a global scale.

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5. World Health Organization, headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, is an international group of one hundred and ninety-one member states devoted to the maintenance and improvement of the health of all people throughout the world.

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6. World Health Organization was established in 1948 when its constitution entered into force.

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7. World Health Organization was created in 1948 by member states of the United Nations (UN) as a specialized agency with a broad mandate for health.

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8. World Health Organization is calling for whole-plant marijuana, as well as cannabis resin, to be removed from Schedule IV, the most restrictive category of a 1961 drug convention signed by countries from around the world.

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9. World Health Organization operates 150 country offices in six different regions.

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10. In 2016, the World Health Organization drafted a global health sector strategy on HIV.

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11. World Health Organization develops and promotes the use of evidence-based tools, norms and standards to support member states to inform health policy options.

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12. The constitution of the World Health Organization was signed by all 51 countries of the United Nations, and by 10 other countries, on 22 July 1946.

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13. World Health Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health.

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