Essential health technologies

Essential health technologies

Health technologies are developed to solve a health problem and improve quality of lives. They form an indispensable component of the services health systems can offer in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease and in alleviating disability and functional deficiency. full story

Technical areas

Blood Transfusion Safety


Emergency and essential surgical care

Injection safety

Diagnostics and laboratory technology

Diagnostic imaging

Medical devices

eHealth for health care delivery


WHO is pleased to announce the outcome of the call for innovative technologies that address global health concerns.

Contact information
World Health Organization
Department of Essential Health Technologies
20 Avenue Appia
1211, Geneva 27
Fax: +41 22 791 4836