Storify WHO Executive Board 138

The 138th session of the World Health Organization Executive Board was held between January 25 and 30, 2016, in Geneva, Switzerland.

The WHO Executive Board is composed of 34 Members technically qualified in the field of health. Members are elected for a three-year term. The Executive Board will agree on the agenda and resolutions to be discussed at the World Health Assembly in May 2016.

Main topics and documents:

  1. WHO reform
  2. Noncommunicable diseases
  3. Promoting health through the life-course
  4. Preparedness, surveillance and response
  5. Communicable diseases
  6. Health systems
  7. Financial matters
  8. Management and legal matters
  9. Staffing matters

IOGT International was present with our Director of Strategy and Advocacy Maik Dünnbier.

The IOGT International summary on Storify chronicling the WHO EB138:

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