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
- To determine international health policy and programme.
- To review the work of past years
- To approve the Budget.
- To elect member state to designate a person to serve for 3 years on executive board.
- supervises the financial policies of the organization and reviews and approves the proposed program budget.
“The attainment by all people the highest level of health”.
“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”.