Photos from day 2: Seventieth World Health Assembly
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Dr Veronika Skvortsova, President of the World Health Assembly and Minister of Healthcare of the Russian Federation (left), together with Dr Margaret Chan, WHO Director-General (right), after the election of Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (centre) as the next WHO Director-General.
Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus waving at the Assembly Hall, after he was elected as the next WHO Director-General.
Delegates attending Committee A at the World Health Assembly, 23 May 2017.
Delegates walking from the Plenary Hall to Committee A pass by a WHO photo exhibit in the Passerelle.
On Tuesday 23 May, WHO’s Programme Budget Web Portal was presented in the interactive zone of the World Health Assembly.
Every year WHO creates a number of displays, showing the work being done across the organization. This display by the Polio Global Eradication Initiative featured an 'iron lung', a mechanical respirator, that enables a person to breath when normal muscle control has been lost due to polio.
During this year's World Health Assembly, WHO in collaboration with the UN Foundation is producing three live shows featuring public health experts. The theme of this show was on "10 years of public health progress – how it was done and lessons learned for the future".
Flavia Bustreo, WHO Assistant Director-General - Family, Women's and Children's Health, answers questions in the Tuesday episode of +SocialGood at the World Health Assembly with Sir Liam Donaldson.