What is the World Health Organization?
Updated 00:55, 07-Apr-2020
The Agenda

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has been all over the news since the COVID-19 pandemic began but how much do we really know about the foundations of the Geneva-based organization? The Agenda takes a look at the what, when and why of the WHO.

Founded after the Second World War, the organization has almost 200 members and has more recently helped eradicate smallpox and virtually eliminate polio.