World Health Organization at the European Development Days (2015)



This report is a summary of the sessions organized by WHO in the context of the European Development Days (EDD):

  • Plenary session: From Response to Resilience: Consolidating Efforts for a sustainable Ebola Response towards Resilient Health Systems.
  • Laboratory session on: International Health Regulation in the context of Cross Border Health Threats. 

WHO also organized a joint session with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) on "Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons: Right to Health, Right to Life" and a summary of the session is also presented.

The EDD 2015 edition was a great opportunity for the development community to talk about health as a critical contributor to achieve the overarching purpose of the Sustainable Development Goals.