Archives of WHO


Sources available in the Archives

From its outset, WHO was actively engaged in global control of poliomyelitis. The documents on this disease held in the fonds of the centralized files depict different aspects of those efforts.

  • Centralized files
    The "Centralized files" contain documents on control of poliomyelitis: establishment of research centres on the disease, meetings and conferences, research mandates, vaccination, etc. For further information, consult the contents of the inventories of the sub-fonds.
  • Photographic Archives, Sub-fonds Photographs
    This sub-fonds contains photographs on poliomyelitis in the different WHO Regions: Europe, Africa, Asia, the Americas and the Eastern Mediterranean. For further information, consult the list of photographs by subject.