Published on: May 26, 2023

World Health Assembly

World Health Assembly

Why in news? The Seventy-sixth World Health Assembly is being held in Geneva, Switzerland, on 21–30 May 2023.


  • The theme of this year’s Health Assembly is: WHO at 75: Saving lives, driving health for all.
  • Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya will be representing India
  • He will deliver keynote address at side events for ‘Heal in India and Heal by India’, as well as ‘Together we fight against TB’ reiterating India’s contribution in the field of Medical Value Travel and India’s resolve to eliminate Tuberculosis from India by 2025.

The key agenda

  • It includes discussions and deliberations on the issues of Universal Health Coverage, Public Health Emergencies, Health & Well-Being, and more effective and efficient World Health Organization (WHO) emphasising the importance of global collaborations and partnerships for building resilient global health architecture and collectively striving to achieve Universal Health Coverage through value-based healthcare.