World Health Organization Introduction

- Jun 10, 2020-

World Health Organization Introduction

The World Health Organization (English name: World Health Organization, abbreviated as WHO, Chinese abbreviated as WHO) is a specialized agency under the United Nations. Its headquarters is located in Geneva, Switzerland, and only sovereign countries can participate. It is the largest international intergovernmental health organization.

The purpose of the World Health Organization is to enable people all over the world to obtain the highest possible level of health. The main functions of the World Health Organization include: promoting the prevention and treatment of epidemics and endemic diseases; providing and improving education and training in public health, medical treatment of diseases and related matters; and promoting the determination of international standards for biological products.