72nd World Health Assembly (WHA72)

72nd World Health Assembly (WHA72)

The World Health Assembly is the supreme decision-making body for the World Health Organization. It generally meets in Geneva in May each year and is attended by delegations from all 194 Member States.

Its main function is to determine the policies of the Organization. The Health Assembly appoints the Director-General, supervises the financial policies of the Organization, and reviews and approves the Proposed programme budget. It similarly considers reports of the Executive Board, which it instructs in regard to matters upon which further action, study, investigation or report may be required.

The 72nd Session of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) World Health Assembly (WHA) will take place in Geneva, Switzerland from 20 – 28 May 2019.


Geneva, Switzerland
20-28 May 2019

Original source: WHO
Published on 15 April 2019