Seventy-third World Health Assembly

Seventy-third World Health Assembly


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The resumed WHA73 will take place virtually from 9-14 November 2020, in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. You will be able follow proceedings on the webcast below.

The resumed session follows the reduced ( de minimis) meeting of 18-19 May 2020. All documents can be found on the main documents page for the WHA73.


1819 May 2020 (de minimis)

914 November 2020 (resumed)

Recordings of May 2020 sessions

The World Health Assembly is the decision-making body of WHO. It is attended by delegations from all WHO Member States and focuses on a specific health agenda prepared by the Executive Board. The main functions of the World Health Assembly are to determine the policies of the Organization, appoint the Director-General, supervise financial policies, and review and approve the proposed programme budget. The Health Assembly is held annually in Geneva, Switzerland.


73rd session of the World Health Assembly

Background information

Key documents


Photos from the virtual Seventy-third World Health Assembly