Gender, women and health

Sixty-third World Health Assembly

Place: Geneva, Switzerland
Date: 17-21 May 2010

The Sixty-third World Health Assembly, WHO's supreme decision-making body composed of 193 Member States, will this year have a special emphasis on the achievement of the health-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), in particular:

  • MDG 3: Gender equality and women's empowerment;
  • MDG 4: Child health;
  • MDG 5: Maternal health; and
  • MDG 6: Combat HIV/AIDS.

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