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WHO - World Health Organization

The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health. There are more than 7000 people working in 150 country offices, in 6 regional offices and at our headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

Together they strive to combat diseases – infectious diseases like influenza and HIV and noncommunicable ones like cancer and heart disease, helping mothers and children survive and thrive so they can look forward to a healthy old age. WHO ensures the safety of the air people breathe, the food they eat, the water they drink – and the medicines and vaccines they need.

WHO's primary role is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations’ system. These are their main areas of work:

  • Health systems
  • Promoting health through the life-course
  • Noncommunicable diseases
  • Communicable diseases
  • Corporate services
  • Preparedness, surveillance and response.

As a specialized agency of the UN system, WHO is firmly committed to the following ethical principles:

  • Integrity: To behave in accordance with ethical principles, and act in good faith, intellectual honesty and fairness.
  • Accountability: To take responsibility for one’s actions, decisions and their consequences.
  • Independence and impartiality: To conduct oneself with the interests of WHO only in view and under the sole authority of the Director-General, and to ensure that personal views and convictions do not compromise ethical principles, official duties or the interests of WHO.
  • Respect: To respect the dignity, worth, equality, diversity and privacy of all persons.
  • Professional Commitment: To demonstrate a high level of professionalism and loyalty to the Organization, its mandate and objectives

WHO is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization

Find out more about WHO, who we are and what we do here.

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Current jobs

Coordinator - Polio Eradication
P-6, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Senior level
Closes: 2019-09-04
Amman (Jordan)
Local Consultant- To Support the National Malaria Programme Review Sierra Leone, 2019
International Consultant - Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2019-09-03
Freetown (Sierra Leone)
Technical Officer (Environment and Health)
P-3, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Mid level
Closes: 2019-09-10
Bonn (Germany)
Team Assistant
GS-4, General Service - No need for Higher Education - Locally recruited position - Administrative support
Closes: 2019-09-09
New Delhi (India)
Consultant pour la formation Suivi et evaluation du staff INSP et MSPRH
International Consultant - Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2019-09-09
Algiers (Algeria)
Technical Officer ( Mental Health)
P-4, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Mid level
Closes: 2019-09-02
Baghdad (Iraq)
Consultant - Technical support for WHO's work on sound chemicals management
International Consultant - Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2019-08-29
Geneva (Switzerland)
Technician
GS-3, General Service - No need for Higher Education - Locally recruited position - Administrative support
Closes: 2019-09-04
Cairo (Egypt)
Programme Manager
P-4, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Mid level
Closes: 2019-09-04
Geneva (Switzerland)
Clerk
GS-3, General Service - No need for Higher Education - Locally recruited position - Administrative support
Closes: 2019-09-04
Geneva (Switzerland)
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (NPO)
NO-C, National Professional Officer - Locally recruited position - Mid level
Closes: 2019-09-04
Kabul (Afghanistan)
Technical Officer
P-4, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Mid level
Closes: 2019-09-10
Geneva (Switzerland)
Treasury Assistant
GS-5, General Service - No need for Higher Education - Locally recruited position - Administrative support
Closes: 2019-09-22
Geneva (Switzerland)
Team Lead (Capacity Building and Collaboration in Digital Health)
P-5, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Senior level
Closes: 2019-09-03
Geneva (Switzerland)
Communications Officer
P-3, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Mid level
Closes: 2019-09-02
Geneva (Switzerland)
Grant Management Officer, P3
P-3, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Mid level
Closes soon: 2019-08-26
Brazzaville (Congo Republic)
Scientist Methods (2 positions)
P-5, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Senior level
Closes: 2019-08-30
Geneva (Switzerland)
Team Lead
P-5, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Senior level
Closes: 2019-08-29
Geneva (Switzerland)
Consultant International Data Quality Improvement
International Consultant - Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2019-08-29
Conakry (Guinea)
Medical Officer
P-5, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Senior level
Closes: 2019-08-31
Kabul (Afghanistan)
Consultant - Multi-drug Resistant TB
International Consultant - Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2019-08-31
Multiple locations (Various)
National Professional Officer (Neglected Tropical Diseases)
NO-C, National Professional Officer - Locally recruited position - Mid level
Closes: 2019-08-28
Juba (South Sudan)
Technical Officer (Neglected Tropical Diseases)
P-4, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Mid level
Closes: 2019-08-28
Juba (South Sudan)
Technical Officer (Surveillance and Population-based Prevention)
P-3, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Mid level
Closes soon: 2019-08-27
Geneva (Switzerland)
Technical Officer (Prevention of Noncommunicable diseases)
P-3, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Mid level
Closes soon: 2019-08-27
Geneva (Switzerland)
Programme Officer UNITAID
P-3, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Mid level
Closes soon: 2019-08-27
Geneva (Switzerland)
Team Lead UNITAID
P-5, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Senior level
Closes soon: 2019-08-27
Geneva (Switzerland)
Technical Officer (Food Safety)
P-4, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Mid level
Closes soon: 2019-08-26
Manila (Philippines)
Executive Assistant
GS-5, General Service - No need for Higher Education - Locally recruited position - Administrative support
Closes soon: 2019-08-26
New Delhi (India)
Team Leader (ICT)
P-4, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Mid level
Closes soon: 2019-08-24
Brazzaville (Congo Republic)
Finance Assistant
GS-6, General Service - No need for Higher Education - Locally recruited position - Administrative support
Closes soon: 2019-08-21
Banjul (Gambia the)
HIV and Viral Hepatitis Consultants (Roster)
International Consultant - Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2020-01-01
Multiple locations (Various)
OBS Health System Experts (Roster)
Level not specified
Closes: 2020-01-01
Brussels (Belgium)