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WHO Headquarters Structure (excluding Partnerships Secretariats)
November 2013

Director-General
Deputy Director-General
Office of the Director-General (ODG)

Communications (DCO)
Compliance, Risk Management and Ethics (CRE)
Country Cooperation and United Nations Collaboration (CCU)
Governing Bodies (GBS)
Internal Oversight Services (IOS)
Legal Counsel (LEG)
Ombudsperson (OMB)
Policy and Strategic Directions (PSD)
United Nations, New York (WUN)

Family, Women's and Children's Health (FWC)

Ageing and Life Course (ALC)
Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals (IVB)
Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (MCA)
Public Health, Environment and Social Determinants of Health (PHE)
Reproductive Health and Research (RHR)

General Management (GMG)

Finance (FNM)
Global Conference and Training Centre, Tunis (GCT)
Global Service Centre, Kuala Lumpur (GSC)
Human Resources Management (HRD)
Information Technology and Telecommunications (ITT)
Operational Support and Services (OSS)
Planning, Resource Coordination & Performance Monitoring (PRP)

Health Security Cluster (HSE)

Food Safety, Zoonoses and Foodborne Diseases (FOS)
Global Capacities, Alert and Response (GCR)
Pandemic and Epidemic Diseases (PED)

Health Systems and Innovation (HIS)

Essential Medicines and Health Products (EMP)
Health Statistics and Information Systems (HSI)
Health Systems Governance and Financing (HGF)
Health Workforce (HWF)
Knowledge, Ethics and Research (KER)
Service Delivery and Safety (SDS)
WHO Centre for Health Development, Kobe (WKC)

HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases (HTM)

Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD)
Global Malaria Programme (GMP)
Global TB Programme (GTB)
HIV/AIDS (HIV)

Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health (NMH)

Management of Noncommunicable Diseases (MND)
Mental Health and Substance Abuse (MSD)
Nutrition for Health and Development (NHD)
Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases (PND)
Violence and Injury Prevention and Disability (VIP)

Polio and Emergencies (PEC)

Emergency Risk Management and Humanitarian Response (ERM)
Polio Operations and Research (POL)

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