WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (EMRO)

Bureau régional de l'OMS pour la Méditerranée orientale
Oficina Regional de la OMS para el Mediterraneo Oriental

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History

1948, as part of World Health Organization (WHO). Also referred to by acronym WHO/EMRO.

Aims

Stimulate and advance work to eradicate epidemic, endemic and other diseases; propose international conventions and agreements in health; promote improved nutrition, sanitation, working conditions and other aspects of environmental hygiene; promote and conduct research in the field of health; foster cooperation among scientific and professional groups which contribute to advancement of health; develop international standards for food, biological and pharmaceutical products; assist in developing an informed public opinion among all peoples on matters of health.

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Activities

Knowledge management/information dissemination; awareness raising; training/education; events/meetings.

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Languages

Arabic, English, French.

Staff

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Members

Members in 22 countries
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Subjects *

  • Medicine
    • Pathology
    • Specific Diseases
  • Social Activity
    • Employment Conditions
  • Societal Problems
    • Epidemics
    • Hygiene
  • Research, Standards
    • Standards
  • Health Care
    • Health
    • WHO Bodies
    • Nutrition
  • Environment
    • Environment

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land

UIA Org ID

E9802

Last News Received

25. Dec 2018
* Subject classification is derived from the organization names and aims.
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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