World Health Assembly

World Health Assembly

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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.


Upcoming World Health Assembly

Seventy-third World Health Assembly

18–19 May 2020 (de minimis)
9–14 November 2020 (resumed)

Past World Health Assemblies

World Health Assembly archive