WHO Centre for Health Development


WHO Centre for Health Development

The WHO Centre for Health Development (WKC) is an intergovernmental agency forming part of the World Health Organisation of the United Nations.

The main office is in Kobe, Japan. Its role is to nurture, support and sustain excellence and innovation in public health research on health in development.

See also

*World Health Organisation
*International Agency for Research on Cancer
*Globalization and Health

External links

* [http://www.who.int/nmh/about/kobe_centre/en/ WHO Centre for Health Development]


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