|World Health Assembly opens in Geneva|
The Sixty-fifth session of the World Health Assembly is taking place in Geneva during 21–26 May 2012. At this session, the Health Assembly will discuss a number of public health issues such as universal health coverage, Millennium Development Goals, noncommunicable diseases, mental disorders, nutrition and adolescent pregnancy.
The nomination of Dr Margaret Chan to be WHO Director-General for a second term will be submitted for approval.
The Health Assembly will also discuss the programme budget, administration and management matters of WHO.
Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization