The mission of the WHO Health Emergencies Programme (WHE) is to build the capacity of WHO Member States to manage health emergency risks, when national capacities are overwhelmed, to lead and coordinate the international health response to contain outbreaks and to provide effective relief and recovery to affected populations.
WHE brings together and enhances WHO’s operational, technical and normative capacities in outbreaks, emergencies and risk analysis to address all health hazards across the risk management cycle in a predictable, capable, dependable, adaptable and accountable manner. WHE is designed to operate within the broader humanitarian and emergency management architecture in support of people at risk of,or affected by, outbreaks and emergencies, consistent with ways that strengthen local and national capabilities.
The objectives of the programme area, Country Health Emergency Preparedness & IHR (CPI) are:
-Very good interpersonal skills.
-Planning, management and analytical skills.
-Organizational skills to keep workflow on schedule.
-Knowledge of WHO mandate, policies and processes.
-Ability to work independently as well as harmoniously as a member of a team.
-Ability to adapt to diverse cultural and educational backgrounds and maintain a high standard of personal conduct.
|Type of Opportunity||Internships|
|Organizer||World Health Organization (WHO)|
|Contact the organizer||+41-22-7912111|