124th WHO Executive Board session
Date: 19-26 January 2009
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
The WHO Executive Board's 124th session took place in Geneva from 19 to 26 January 2009.
Among the issues on the agenda were:
- monitoring the achievements of the health-related Millennium Development Goals;
- recommendations of the Commission on Social Determinants of Health;
- agenda for action on primary health care;
- WHO's role and responsibilities in health research;
- draft code of practice on health personnel recruitment.
The Executive Board is composed of 34 members technically qualified in the field of health. Members are elected for three-year terms.
Ebola virus disease: Situation assessment
Ebola situation in Nigeria and Guinea: encouraging signs
Ebola: Experimental therapies and rumoured remedies
No early end to the Ebola outbreak