The World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for public health within the United Nations system. The WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean is one of WHO’s 6 regional offices around the world. It serves the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region, which comprises 21 Member States and Palestine (West Bank and Gaza Strip), with a population of nearly 583 million people.
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for public health within the United Nations system.
Dr Mahmoud M Fikri, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean Region.
Country focus strategy aligns the priorities of WHO leadership with national health needs.
The Twelfth General Programme of Work provides a strategic for WHO work for 2014–2019.