The WHO‘s annual World Health Assembly is about to get underway. The assembly is the WHO’s decision-making body and this year’s meeting will be held virtually due to the pandemic. China has been trying to avoid the fallout from coronavirus. Now 100 countries are pushing for an investigation.
The Seventy-third World Health Assembly will open on Monday, 18 May at 12:00. The working hours of the Health Assembly are from 12:00 to 15:00, 16:30 to 19:30, and from 21:00 to 24:00 (CEST). The Assembly will close no later than Tuesday, 19 May 2020, as decided by the Executive Board through a written silence procedure.
The program includes:
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 program budget. The Health Assembly is held annually in Geneva, Switzerland.