76th World Health Assembly

The 76 World Health Assembly (WHA) was held in Geneva Switzerland on 21-30 May, 2023. The Theme was “WHO at 75: Saving lives, Driving health for all.”

  • The World Health Organization (WHO) has released report titled “Health for all; Transforming economics to driver what matters.”

About Health Assembly

  • The World Health Assembly is the decision-making body of WHO.
    • It is held annually in Geneva, Switzerland.
    • Appointment of the Director-General of WHO

India at World Health Assembly

  • The Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi addressed the 76 session of the World Health Assembly in Geneva.
  • He Highlighted the gaps in the global health architecture which were exposed during the Covid-19 Pandemic.
  • He touched upon the theme of G20-“One Earth One family, One future“.