About WHO South-East Asia

                                One of the six WHO Regions, WHO South-East Asia is home to over a quarter of the world’s population.  

                                Committed to building a better, healthier future for the nearly two billion people in the Region, WHO is working with the 11 Member States to address persisting and emerging epidemiological and demographic challenges.


                                Asia Pacific Observatory on Health Systems and Policies

                                logo_apoThe Asia Pacific Observatory on Health Systems and Policies (the APO) is a collaborative partnership of interested governments, international agencies, foundations, and researchers that promotes evidence-informed health systems policy regionally and in all countries in the Asia Pacific region.

                                APO Website  | Publications 

                                Global Leprosy Programme

                                The Global Leprosy Programme (GLP) of the World Health Organization is housed in the WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia (and not in the Organization’s headquarters in Geneva). It is the Organization’s designated programme for addressing leprosy worldwide. Being classified as one of the 20 neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), the unit works in close collaboration with the Department of Control of NTDs in HQ, designated focal points in all regions, national leprosy programmes and partners.

                                Global Leprosy Programme Website

                                Polio-free certification of the WHO South-East Asia Region