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Introduction of Healthy Cities

  • The concept of Healthy cities
  • The History of Healthy Cities
  • Network of Healthy Cities

History

The WHO was established in 1948 by the office of international Public Hygiene, League of Nation’s Organization, UN Relief and Rehabilitation Administration before the commencement of World war 2.

WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends. In the 21st century, health is a shared responsibility. Involving equitable access to essential care and collective defence against transnational threats.

Role

  • Adjustment and Research of international health services project.
  • Supporting finance, technical training and consultation for developing medical care.
  • Disease control projects
  • Cooperation with healthy organization, etc

Organization

The WHO is comprised of a General assembly, a board, a Secretariat, a Regional organization.

  • World Health Assembly

    The general assembly discuss decisions regarding the WHO project and its policies, as well as appointing the secretary general of head-quaters, selecting board members, approving financial control and deliberation on the budget.

  • Executive Board

    34members of the board of directors are elected in a extraordinary general meeting. Their term is 3years. The meeting is held 2-3times annually and is used to make general decisions and policy and project plans.

  • Secretariat

    The Secretariat of the WHO is staffed by experts in all over the world regional offices.

  • Regional organization

    The WHO consist of all the local committees and regional offices.

Funding

The WHO is funded by contribution from member states donors.

WHO Regional office

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Regional Regional office Membership Web-site
Regional office for South-East Asia New Delhi, India 11 http://www.searo.who.int
Regional office for the Eastern Mediterranean Cairo, Egypt 22 http://www.emro.who.int/
Regional office for Europe Copenhagen, Denmark 53 http://www.euro.who.int/en/home
Regional office for Americas Washington, America 48 http://new.paho.org
Regional office for Africa Brazzaville, Congo 46 http://www.afro.who.int
Regional office for the Western Pacific Manila, Philippines 37 http://www.wpro.who.int

World Health Organization
Regional Office for the Western Pacific (WPRO)

United Nations Avenue P.O. Box 2932, 1000 Manila, Philippines
Telephone : (+63 2) 528 8001 
Fax : (+63 2) 521 1036 or 526 0279 
E-mail: postmaster@wpro.who.int
Website: http://www.wpro.who.int