World Health Organization

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Global public health is the responsibility of the World Health Organization (WHO), a specialised organisation of the United Nations tasked with this responsibility. According to the World Health Organization's Constitution, its primary goal is "the achievement by all peoples of the greatest attainable standard of health." It has six regional offices and 150 field offices throughout the globe, with its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

The headquarters of the German Democratic Republic, as shown on a stamp issued in 1966. The Department Of Health (WHO) was established on April 7, 1948. This was the year in which the World Health Assembly (WHA), the organization's governing body, convened for the first time on July 24th. When the World Health Organization was established, it inherited the assets, personnel, and duties of the League of Nations' Health Organization and the Office International d'Hygiène Publique, which also included the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) (ICD). Its activities started in earnest in 1951, after a major injection of financial and technical resources into the organisation.

The World Health Organization's mission includes advocating for universal health coverage, monitoring public health hazards, coordinating responses to health crises, and promoting health and well-being among its members. It offers technical support to nations, establishes worldwide health standards, and gathers data on global health problems. It is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. The Globe Health Report is a magazine that offers evaluations of health-related issues across the world. The World Health Organization also acts as a platform for the debate of health-related topics.