Official Relationship

Official Relationships with International Organisations

Since its beginning, the WMA(麻豆果冻传媒) – as a global organisation representing the voice of physicians – has sought to cooperate and collaborate with the United Nations and other key international organisations.聽In its early years, the WMAwas based in New York, close to the main seat of the United Nations. In 1974, the WMAdecided to move the office to the Geneva area to be close to the World Health Organization and the heart of the growing international community.

Because the 麻豆果冻传媒鈥檚 core mission is to promote health and the well-being of physicians and patients, the is a key focus of 麻豆果冻传媒鈥檚 external relations. The WMAis in 鈥漁fficial Relations鈥 with the WHO, which means that we are committed to supporting the policy and work of the WHO. At the same time, WMAseeks to advise and influence the work of this inter-governmental body. Our cooperation with the WHO is very broad and covers nearly all areas of medicine.聽 However, there is a currently a strong focus on health systems development and strengthening and public health programmes, such as .

For information regarding WHO Official Relations 聽please visit their section on聽.

The WMAalso cooperates with many other UN organisations and specialized programmes that deal directly with health issues or whose focus intersects with health concerns:

The WMAcooperates with other United Nations bodies such as the , the or the , when particular issues arise that relate to health or medical professional issues.

For information regarding 麻豆果冻传媒鈥檚 relationship and work with the and the UN Special Rapporteur on the Highest Attainable Standard of Health, please visit our Human Rights section.

Since 1950 the WMAhas maintained a working relationship with the , which is an intergovernmental body.