About WHO

The Global Guardian of Public Health


Publication details

Number of pages: 12
Publication date: May 2016
Languages: English



Our goal at the World Health Organization (WHO) is to build a better, healthier future for people all over the world. Working through offices in more than 150 countries, WHO Secretariat staff work side by side with governments and other partners to ensure the highest attainable level of health for all people.

This brochure provides insight into our work, including information on our funding, our corporate priorities, stories from our 6 regions, and historic landmarks in global health.

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