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The goal of the WHO (World Health Organization) is that all people around the world should be as healthy as possible. In cooperation with many politicians and also many experts, they are trying to get closer to this goal and to defeat diseases all over the world.
Vaccinations And Information
In the foreground of the WHO stands thereby that as many humans as only possible on the whole world vaccinated are vaccinated against many different diseases. But WHO is also trying to make sure that people get better information on how to protect themselves against diseases. But recently, the WHO has also come under criticism. The organization has been accused of doing something about the terrible Ebola epidemic in Africa far too late. At that time, about a year ago, a very large number of people were infected with this disease and thousands of people died.
Meeting In Geneva
The WHO has its headquarters in Geneva and there is another big meeting taking place since yesterday. At this meeting, which takes place once a year, all members of the WHO are present and it is called the World Health Assembly. There it is discussed which actions are planned, it is shown how the WHO works and how it is organized. Also, our Chancellor Angela Merkel will come to this meeting and there she will give a speech in front of all members.
Explanation Of The Difficult Words
WHO (World Health Organization) was founded 70 years ago. It is a part of the United Nations, an association of almost all the countries that exist in the world. WHO currently has 194 member states.
Anyone who is vaccinated is vaccinated and receives a vaccination, the immune system is activated. This is to help that the human Organsimus can defend them better against diseases. Meanwhile, there are vaccines against many diseases.
Geneva is a city in Switzerland and also the capital of the canton of Geneva. The city is located in the southwestern corner of French-speaking Switzerland at the outflow of the Rhone from Lake Geneva, in the Lake Geneva region. With a population of about 195,000, Geneva is the second-largest city in Switzerland after Zurich. Geneva is also the headquarters of the WHO.
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