The World Health Organization (WHO) is an international agency under the United Nations (UN) focusing on global health. The WHO works across countries to enhance individuals’ health and safety and serve vulnerable populations.
The WHO dedicates efforts to three main areas:
- Health and wellbeing
- Universal health coverage
- Health emergencies
The WHO also promotes mental health, addresses climate change for small island developing states, prevents non-communicable diseases, eliminates high-impact communicable diseases and addresses antimicrobial resistance.