World Health Organisation | Detalis Of World Health Organisation (or) WHO

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About World Health Organisation:

“World Health Organisation” is an agency for all united nations that focused on internal public health. World Health Organisation is established on 7th April 1948 (71 years). World Health Organisation is a united nations specialized agency on public health. World Health Organisation is also known as the WHO. The headquarters of WHO is in Geneva, Switzerland. The current director-general of WHO is Tedros Adhanom.

The first meeting of the World Health Organisation by the World Health Assembly was conducted on 24 July 1948. Nearly 61 countries signed on the WHO constitution on 22 July 1946 and WHO declared 7 April 1948 as the World Health Day. Andrija Stampar was the first Assembly president to WHO and Brock Chisholm was appointed as director-general of WHO. Later WHO started to research on cancer in 1955. In 1955 Who started to work on smallpox. Nearly 2 million people are dying because of smallpox every year.

First Achievement Of WHO:

In 1979 WHO declared that the smallpox was the first disease in history that is eradicated by human effort and in 1986 WHO started research on HIV / AIDS. The main purpose of WHO is to provide universal health care by curing diseases. WHO is a non-profitable organization that mainly focused on to cure diseases and health issues all over the world. Mainly by two ways World Health Organisation geats revenue to cure diseases and to supply medicines. The first way is by governments of all nations that scaled by income and population and the second way is by private organizations and individuals.

     
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In 1979 the complete eradication of smallpox was the greatest achievement of WHO. At present Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is the director-general of WHO and his salary is about nearly $1,00,00 per year. There are 10 non-permanent united nations that are present in WHO and these countries are Germany, Indonesia, Kuwait, Peru, South Africa, Poland, Belgium, the Dominican Republic, Guinea, Cote d’Ivoire. India is a permanent united Nations member of the WHO.

Gro Harlem Brundtland was the director-general of WHO from 1998 – 2003, Later Lee Jong-Wook became the director-general to WHO from 2003 – 2006, Later Margaret Chan became the director-general to WHO from 2007 – 2017, Later Tedros Adhanom became the director-general to WHO from 2017 and he is still working as a director-general in WHO. At present WHO working on Coronavirus and WHO declared that novel coronavirus as a public health emergency of international. 

Health 6 (or) H6:

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There mainly six organizations responsible to implement global health agenda across all the United Nations are UNAIDS, WHO, UNICEF, UN Women, UNFPA and World Bank Group and these six organizations also know as Health 6 or H6.

1. UNAIDS: 

It was established on 26 July 1994 and it a non-governmental organization. The headquarters of UNAIDS was in Geneva, Switzerland. The full form of UNAIDS is United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS). The main aim of UNAIDS was to cure HIV / AIDS.

2. WHO:

World Health Organisation is an agency for all united nations that focused on internal public health. World Health Organisation is established on 7th April 1948 (71 years). World Health Organisation is also known as the WHO. The headquarters of WHO is in Geneva, Switzerland. The current director-general of WHO is Tedros Adhanom.

3. UNICEF: 

It was established on 11 December 1946 and its full form is United Nations Children’s, Emergency Fund. The headquarters of UNICEF was in New York, USA. There nearly 192 countries signed in UNICEF. The main slogan of UNICEF is ” Helping the child, the youth and the elderly: Social services for everybody”.

4. UN Women:

The full form of UN Women is the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. UN Women was established on 2 July 2010 in New York, USA. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka was the current director-general to UN Women. The main motto of UN Women is Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change.

5. UNFPA: 

The full form of UNFPA is United Nations Fund For Population Activities. It was founded in 1969 in New York, USA. The current director-general of UNFPA is Dr. Natalia Kanem. UNFPA supports programs in are conducted in nearly more than 150 countries all over the four geographic regions.

6. World Bank Group:

World Bank Group was established on 4 July 1944 in Washington D.C. There are nearly 188 countries are members of World Bank Group. The World Bank Group is an international financial institution that provides loans to poor countries to develop the economy and structure of the poor country.

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