72nd World Health Assembly (WHA72)

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  • About the WHA
  • Webinar including preparations for WHA
  • Official WHO information, schedule and resources
  • NCD Alliance Activities and Events
  • NCD-related Activities & Events - regularly updated calendar
  • NCD Alliance & Joint Statements
  • NCDA Advocacy resources

About the World Health Assembly 

The 72nd Session of the World Health Organization's (WHO) World Health Assembly (WHA) will take place in Geneva, Switzerland from 20 – 28 May 2019. The WHA 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.

Visit the WHO Governing Bodies Website for more information. 


  • Provisional WHA72 Agenda (at 18 January 2019) Click on image below

  • Walk the Talk - HealthForAll Challenge - Sunday 19th May 2019 click on image below