70th World Health Assembly
Health throughout the Life-course at WHA70
The World Health Assembly is the decision-making body of WHO. It is attended by delegations from all WHO Member States and focuses on a specific health agenda prepared by the Executive Board. The main functions of the World Health Assembly are to determine the policies of the Organization, appoint the Director-General, supervise financial policies, and review and approve the proposed programme budget. The Health Assembly is held annually in Geneva, Switzerland.
The following include main documents related to WHA70 as well as those pertaining to key life-course issues.
- WHA70 Agenda
- 4. Post of Director-General - Procedures for the conduct of the election
- 13.7 Promoting the health of refugees and migrants Document A70/24
- 14. Communicable diseases 14.1 Global vaccine action plan Document A70/25
- 16.1 Progress in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Document A70/35 -
- 16.2 The role of the health sector in the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management towards the 2020 goal and beyond Document A70/36
- 16.3 Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health (2016–2030): adolescents’ health Document A70/37
- 15.2 Draft global action plan on the public health response to dementia Documents A70/28 and EB140/2017/REC/1, decision EB140(7)
- G. Public health impacts of exposure to mercury and mercury compounds: the role of WHO and ministries of public health in the implementation of the Minamata Convention (resolution WHA67.11 (2014))
- H. Strategy for integrating gender analysis and actions into the work of WHO (resolution WHA60.25 (2007))