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We offer professionals a unique opportunity to contribute to saving lives and support people's health worldwide. Candidates appointed to an international fixed-term position with WHO may be assigned to any activity or duty station of the Organization throughout the world.


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WHO staff in Afghanistan
WHO/Christopher Black

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Democratic Republic of the Congo
WHO/Alison Clements-Hunt

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