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Sixty-fourth World Health Assembly: guidelines and information for the media, 16–24 May 2011


The World Health Assembly is the annual meeting of the WHO's 193 Member States and it is the supreme decision-making body of WHO which sets the policy for the Organization and approves the budget.

Technical briefings

There will be four technical briefings which will take place from 12:30 to 14:00 in Room XII. Please note these sessions are open to the media and interpretation will be provided in six languages.

Tuesday, 17 May 2011
Public health concerns and radiation health.

Thursday, 19 May 2011
Commission on Information and Accountability for Women's and Children's Health.

Friday, 20 May 2011
Towards a successful implementation of the WHO global code of Practice on the International recruitment of health personnel: challenges and opportunities.