The Azerbaijan WHO Country Office was established in June 2004 in Baku in order to assist in the implementation of WHO programmes in the country. The role of the WHO Country Office is to respond to requests from Azerbaijan to support policy-making for sustainable health development, taking a holistic health-system approach. The Country Office team consists of six people, including experts in the fields of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, avian influenza, the International Health Regulations, vaccine preventable diseases and immunizations.Read more
Top storyPreventing the spread of tuberculosis in prisons – sharing lessons from Azerbaijan
Despite valuable progress, tuberculosis (TB) remains a major health problem in prisons. Within the WHO European Region, reported TB cases among prisoners are up to 30 times higher than in the general population; people in prisons are more likely to die from TB and less likely to be cured of the disease.
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Ministry of health
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Regional Committee"Leaving no one behind is our call to action"
Regional Director addresses the 67th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe in Budapest, HungaryFill text of the speech
Data and statistics
Estimated life expectancy. (World Health Report) (as of 2011)Read more