About WHO

Where we work

Men injured during the clashes in Bor speaking to WHO staff at UNMISS Level II hospital, Juba, South Sudan.
WHO/P. Ajello

We support Member States as they coordinate the efforts of multiple sectors of the government and partners – including bi- and multilaterals, funds and foundations, civil society organizations and private sector – to attain their health objectives and support their national health policies and strategies.

Stories about our work in countries

These feature stories show the real-life results of our work with countries to achieve specific health objectives.

Working with countries

More than 50% of WHO staff work in country offices. Together, they work to achieve the diverse functions of WHO.

Country specific health information

Health information on the 194 Member States of WHO.