Who is The WHO(The World Health Organization )

International law in the time of the coronavirus It is a key international actor in the Corona crisis: the World Health Organization (WHO) based in Geneva. In a recent article on the role of international law in dealing with the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg take a closer look at the increasingly criticized United Nations health authority: How effective are the International Health Regulations (IHR), the WHO’s main instrument for curbing the global spread of disease? The scientists from Heidelberg also take a stand on current political controversies. “The WHO was established in 7 April 1948, which is commemorated as World Health Day.[3] The first meeting of the World Health Assembly (WHA), the agency’s governing body, took place on 24 July 1948. The WHO incorporated the assets, personnel, and duties of the League of Nations’ Health Organisation and the Office International d’Hygiène Publique, including the International Classification of Diseases.[4] Its work began in earnest in 1951 following a significant infusion of financial and technical resources Read more https://www.who.int/abouthttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_H…https://phys.org/news/2020-04-interna…

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