WORLD HEALTH ASSEMBLY (PARLIAMENT)

The world health assembly is the supreme  decision making body for WHO.

It generally meets in Geneva in may each  year, and is attended by delegations from all  194 member states.

ØThe health assembly appoints the  Director-General. The current director

general of WHO is Dr. Tedros Adhanom  an  Ethiopian nationalist, who started his 5 year term on 1st July 2017.

MAIN FUNCTION OF ASSEMBLY ARE

  1. To determine international health policy and  programme.
  2. To review the work of past years 
  3. To approve the Budget.
  4. To elect member state to designate a person to  serve for 3 years on executive board.
  5. supervises the financial policies of the  organization and reviews and approves the  proposed program budget.

VISION

“The attainment by all people the highest  level of health”.

MISSION

“To lead strategic collaborative efforts among  Member States and other partners to promote  equity in health, to combat disease, and to  improve the quality of, and lengthen, the lives  of the all peoples of the world”.

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