The 74th meeting of the World Health Assembly (WHA74) is taking place virtually from 24 May-1 June 2021, in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The 2021 event is focused on the theme, 'Ending this pandemic, preventing the next: building together a healthier, safer and fairer world'.
The World Health Assembly is the decision-making body of the World Health Organization (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 programme budget. The Health Assembly is held annually in Geneva, Switzerland.
dates: 24 May – 1 June 2021