Wed, 22 May 2019 14:03 - Updated Wed, 22 May 2019 14:03
72nd World Health Assembly in Geneva
The 72nd World Health Assembly will take place on 20-28 May 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland. The World Health Assembly is the decision-making body of the World Health Organization (WHO).
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The event will serve to determine the policies of the WHO, appoint its director-general, supervise financial policies, and review and approve the proposed programme budget. The event will be open to delegations from all WHO member states, and will focus on a specific health agenda prepared by WHO's executive board.
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