WHO 60th anniversary

WHO 60th anniversary: our health, our future

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2008 marked the 60th anniversary of WHO. This special occasion presented WHO with an opportunity to celebrate achievements in global public health over the last 60 years, demonstrate the impact of WHO's work and address challenges for the future.

WHO's 60th anniversary celebrations (WHO60) consisted of a variety of activities and events throughout the year, covering a range of public health issues and particularly emphasizing issues linked to WHO's six-point agenda.


A child being vaccinated against measles