Water, sanitation and health
WHO works on aspects of water, sanitation and hygiene where the health burden is high, where interventions could make a major difference and where the present state of knowledge is poor.
Climate change and human health
Large-scale and global environmental hazards to human health include climate change, ozone depletion, loss of biodiversity and much more.
Electric and magnetic fields are part of the spectrum of electromagnetic radiation which extends from static electric and magnetic fields, through radiofrequency and infrared radiation, to X-rays.
Outdoor air pollution
Air pollution continues to pose a significant threat to health worldwide. Many countries around the world do not have regulations on air pollution
Ensures early warning and prevention of harmful effects of chemicals to which humans are being increasingly exposed, and assesses potential risks to human health.
Workplace fatalities, injuries and illnesses remain at unacceptably high levels and involve an enormous and unnecessary health burden, suffering, and economic loss
Natural disasters & global public health
Other important topics
Healthy Weights ( Children & Adults )
Integrated Approaches to Chronic Diseases
Social Determinants of Health