Skip to content

Bookmark and Share



Delegates to the World Health Assembly today discussed proposals for reforming WHO in three areas: programmes and priority setting, governance, and management. They expressed broad support for the reform agenda and the five categories of work: communicable diseases, noncommunicable diseases, health through the life-course, health systems, and preparedness, surveillance and response. It was agreed to emphasize social determinants of health in the next General Programme of Work and Proposed Programme Budget.

Last Updated on Friday, 25 May 2012 07:47

Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization
525 Twenty-third Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20037, United States of America
Tel.: +1 (202) 974-3000 Fax: +1 (202) 974-3663

© Pan American Health Organization. All rights reserved.