Humanitarian Health Action

Inter-agency collaboration


WHO - International Medical Corps (IMC) Letter of Understanding

The International Medical Corps Presidendt and Chief Executive Officer Ms Nancy A. Aossey and WHO Assistant Director-General, Health Action in Crises Dr Ala Alwan signed a letter of understanding bi 31 January 2008.

Letter of collaboration between the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Cresent Societies IFRC and WHO

Memorandum of Understanding for collaboration between the WHO/AFRO and IFRC

The World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa (WHO/AFRO) and the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Cresent Societies signed 11 May 2007 a memorandum of understanding for collaboration.

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