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Consultation on the thirteenth General Programme of Work (GPW13)

1 November 2017

WHO has published its draft 13th General Programme of Work (GPW13).

Draft GPW13

The draft 13th General Programme of Work will be discussed at a Special Session of WHO’s Executive Board on 22 and 23 November.

To continue the inclusive process of developing GPW 13, these draft documents are now open for comment. Feedback from Non-State Actors will be provided to WHO’s Executive Board to inform their deliberations. Please send comments before November 23rd.

Relevant dates

  • 25 August: Posting of the Draft concept note towards WHO’s 13th General Programme of Work 2019–2023 on the WHO website.
  • 28 August to 13 October: Open period for feedback through regional committees and informal web-based consultation.
  • 1 November: Posting of the Draft 13th General Programme of Work (GPW13) on the WHO website.
  • 1–23 November: Informal consultation on the Draft 13th General Programme of Work (GPW13)
  • 22–23 November: Special session of the Executive Board to consider the Draft GPW13 (subject to the session being requested).
  • 22–27 January 2018: 142nd session of the Executive Board to further consider and submit GPW13 to the World Health Assembly in May 2018.