Organization Name:
World Health Organization (WHO)

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Mission Statement:
Since the founding of the WHO in 1948, the Library serves as the collective memory of the Organization, systematically indexing and preserving publications arising from WHO activities. The Historical Collection, established in 1995, is in association with the Institut Louis Jeantet d'Histoire de la Medecine of the University of Geneva, a WHO collaborating centre for the history of public health.

Contact Information

Full Mailing Address:
525, 23rd Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20037


Phone Number:
+1 (202) 974-3000

Fax Number:
+1 (202) 974-3663

Email Address:


    Activity Detail(s)

  • Survivor and Victim Assistance
  • Other

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