"WHO's work is about serving people, about serving humanity. Most importantly, it's about fighting to ensure the health of people is a basic human right." - Dr Tedros
Are you 1 in a billion? Can you imagine by 2023 one billion more people with access to health services, one billion more kept safer from outbreaks and emergencies, and another billion living healthier? WHO and our partners can. Join us on the drive to provide health for all.
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WHO provides a safe environment, cares deeply about employee wellbeing and is committed to providing a work environment that respects the inherent dignity of all persons. WHO has a responsibility to take all appropriate steps to prevent and respond to harassment, including sexual harassment, discrimination and abuse of authority in the workplace. Learn more about the WHO environment
WHO's policies and hiring practices are grounded in diversity and inclusion. We continue to strive for gender balance throughout the organization. WHO encourages applications from underrepresented countries, people with disabilities, younger applicants and from women. Learn more about WHO workforce data
I can contribute to this area of work, and in an organization like WHO it means I can have a lasting impact on the lives of so many people.
Maria Intan Josi
Health Research Assistant
...I am on an exciting journey, and exactly where I need to be today, supporting WHO’s mission and I will continue to grow wherever I go.
Programme Management Officer
WHO job areasWHO acknowledges the needs for a strong workforce to achieve the vision of improving the health and well-being of people everywhere. Each day, our teams meet the emerging challenges in all the areas of the Organization, from senior leaders to emergency administration staff, and from health specialists to data managers.
We are proud of our public health experts. They are results oriented and drive programmes in all areas of health and emergencies. They are agile and work at the country, tmtplay net:regional and headquarters levels to achieve the highest standards of health through evidence based programmes and goals.
The WHO workforce is our most important resource. WHO offers job opportunities under three kinds of staff categories as well as other contractual arrangements.
WHO Talent ProgrammesHelp us reach our Triple Billion targets by joining us through one of our talent programmes.
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