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W.H.O. World Health Organization

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Transcript of W.H.O. World Health Organization

W.H.O. (World Health Organization)
Where is W.H.O
Why was W.H.O started??
One Fact about W.H.O!!!
Did you know that in 2008 cancer was a leading cause of death worldwide, accounting for 7.6 million deaths (around 13% of all deaths)
When was W.H.O started
W.H.O was established on 7 April 1948, with its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. WHO is a member of the United Nations Development Group. Its predecessor, the Health Organization, was an agency of the League of Nations.
WHAT is W.H.O?
THANKS FOR WATCHING
THANKS FOR WATCHING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Who is W.H.O ?????
What is W.H.O ??????????
By ERIK
Quiz
1. Tell the presenter one thing you learned about world health, W.H.O.
Brock Chisholm

World Health Organization, Founder
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.
All countries which are Members of the United Nations may become members of WHO by accepting its Constitution. Other countries may be admitted as members when their application has been approved by a simple majority vote of the World Health Assembly. Territories which are not responsible for the conduct of their international relations may be admitted as Associate Members upon application made on their behalf by the Member or other authority responsible for their international relations. Members of WHO are grouped according to regional distribution (194 Member States).
It's first priorites were to control the spread of malaria, tuberculosis, and sexually transmited infections, and to improve maternal and child health, nutrition and environmental hygiene.

This is W.H.O.'s symbol
Conclusion
WHO has saved and still saves lives today as I speak. They work hand and hand with scientists around the world to discover better and faster working medicines and cures for all types of illnesses including cancer, they save your families and friend's lives and one day they might save yours.
2. Why was W.H.O. started
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