World Health Assembly

World Health Assembly

21-30 May
Geneva, Switzerland
Arial shot of Geneva, Switzerland

Photo: Stéphane Pecorini


MMV, along with six other non-state actors, are delivering a statement at the Assembly on the importance of including women in clinical trials. MMV's Chief Officer for Corporate Strategy & Affairs Andrea Lucard will also be speaking at a Devex side-event on "Meeting the health needs of women and girls at every phase of life."

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 program budget. Find out more from the conference website