Health and WHO

Did you know that…..

in the preamble of World Health Organization constitution is expressed the following ?

Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity “.

The World Health Organization (WHO) is the agency of the United Nations Organization (UN) specialized in managing policies for prevention, health promotion and intervention worldwide.

WHO was founded on April 7, 1948. The World Health Organization is headquartered in Geneva and six regional offices. Those regional offices are: Regional Office for Africa, based in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, Regional Office for Europe in Copenhagen, Denmark, Regional Office for South-East Asia (based in New Delhi, India), Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (based in Cairo, Egypt), Regional Office for the Western Pacific (based in Manila, Philippines), and Regional Office for the Americas (based in Washington DC, USA).

 

(Edited by María Moya Guirao, M.D.)

 

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