Global Intitutions

Health is also vital for achieving peace and security and hence both individuals and states should fully co-operate towards achieving this means. When there is a lack of health promotion activities and adequate steps taken for disease control then the state becomes more vulnerable to communicable diseases. Promotion of child health and welfare and creating awareness among all the individuals of a state about medical well-being could help in achieving complete health attainment. In order to meet this end it is vital for people to fully extend their cooperation and work together in improving the health of the entire community. In order to meet this end the constitution also calls for the co-operation from the governments of all states to undertake social and medical measures which will ensure a healthy society.
The WHO is headquartered at Geneva, Switzerland and has offices in more than 150 countries with more than 7000 people working in them. The organization has 6 regional offices in the African region, America, South-East Asia, Europe, Eastern Mediterranean, Western Pacific and a Global Service Center in Malaysia. Its staff includes medical doctors, specialists working in public health, scientists, epidemiologists, and staff who have been trained for the purpose of managing administration, finance, and information systems in the various offices. In addition, the centers also include members who have specialized in the field of health statistics, economics and who have experience in carrying out emergency relief operations. Within the framework of the United Nations, the WHO directs and coordinates with other world countries on issues pertaining to international health. The WHO offers leadership positions and entering into partnerships wherever required on critical health issues. They also play an active role in encouraging research studies and thereby stimulate the creation and transfer of knowledge regarding various health issues. The WHO is

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