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World Health Organization

Director

Kyleigh Savoie

Committee Type

General Assembly

Background Guide

The World Health Organization (WHO) is an Agency within the united nations that is focused on health policy. Since its inception, the WHO has been pinnacle to the eradication of smallpox, Currently its priorities include disease such as HIV/AIDs, Ebola, and Malaria as well as the eradication of non-combinable diseases that affect sexual and reproductive health , development, and ageing. Nutrition as well as food security have also been focusses of the organization. The Who recommends government health policy should aim to address social and economic determinant of health through policies and programs that further health equity and integratepro-poor, gender-responsive, and human rights-based approaches, and to promote a healthier environment, intensify primary prevention and influence public policies in all sectors so as to address the root causes of environmental threats to health

This Session of WHO will address the problems that Tobacco smokingis causing and will cause to future generations. Delegates will be expected to be prepared to address the ongoing issue of Tobacco smoking and the Social and political implications of deterring the world populous from Tobacco smoking.Delegates should be prepared for open-ended debate and guided resolutions to assist the global community going forward in the 21st century.

The Dais

Kyleigh Savoie

Director

 Kyleigh is a senior at the University of Central Florida majoring in Sociology. As Kyleigh has been involved with Model United Nations for seven years, she has been a delegate, crisis staffer, and was the Director for the International Atomic Energy Agency last year. She looks forward to drinking tea during the rain and closing out her sixth KnightMUN as Director for the World Health Organization before attending graduate school for Medical Sociology. When not busy with school or MUN, Kyleigh can be found reading Calvin and Hobbes comics, watching an unhealthy amount of Netflix, or travelling around the world in 80 days. 

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