For the future

In 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for the Western Pacific, Dr Takeshi Kasai put forth a vision for the Western Pacific Region that effectively responds to current and future regional health challenges through collectively acting today in addressing the challenges of tomorrow. Central to this vision is gender and equity.

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out of


jobs in the health sector are comprised of women




women in the Western Pacific Region are affected by gender-based violence

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