World Health Organisation

Who are the W.H.O: The World Health Organisation is a specialised agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health (WHO, 2017).

What are their roles: The W.H.O goal is to build a better, healthier future for people all over the world (WHO, 2017).

How are they involved: Working through offices in more than 150 countries, WHO staff work side by side with governments and other partners to ensure the highest attainable level of health for all people (WHO, 2017)

School health and youth health promotion: WHO promotes school health programmes as a strategic means to prevent important health risks among youth and to engage the education sector in efforts to change the educational, social, economic and political conditions that affect risk (WHO, 2017)

Reference:

WHO (2017) Who we are, what we do. Available at: http://www.who.int/about/en/ (Accessed: 8 February 2017).

WHO (2017) School health and youth health promotion. Available at: http://www.who.int/school_youth_health/en/ (Accessed: 8 February 2017).

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