WHO results at country level
WHO’s relevance at country level lies in its ability to support Member States in achieving their national health objectives. The Organization coordinates the efforts of multiple government sectors and a growing number of partners, including: bilateral and multilateral institutions; development banks; funds and foundations; civil society organizations; and the private sector.
Assessments of our performance in countries aim to:
- evaluate whether WHO delivers what is specified in the work plan;
- assess whether a WHO country office operates according to the Organization’s rules and regulations;
- assess WHO’s capacity to contribute to national health outcomes;
- evaluate WHO’s performance compared to other UN agencies or multilateral development agencies; and
- consider WHO’s efficiency in financial terms to achieve results at country level.
Several internal and external evaluations relevant to WHO’s impact at country level have highlighted the importance of improving performance: