Programas & Clusters

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Director Programme Management

Four technical clusters namely Family Health, Health Systems, Communicable Diseases and Noncommunicable Diseases fall under programme management. In addition two cross cutting programmes, Health Promotion and Social and Economic Determinants; and Planning, Budgeting, Monitoring and Evaluation report directly to Programme Management.

Family and Reproductive Health

WHO promotes the continuum of care spanning from pregnancy and childbirth, to childhood, adolescence and beyond. The vision of this cluster, in line with the Sustainable Development Goals, is to support countries to end preventable maternal and child death and control vaccine preventable diseases; improve nutrition, sexual and reproductive health, gender, equity and human rights, and promote…

Healthier Populations (UHP) Cluster

The Healthier Populations (UHP) Cluster in the African Region is designed to support Pillar 3 of WHO’s 13th Global Programme of Work (GPW13) which aims to make 1 billion people healthier by reducing health inequities, preventing diseases and injuries, addressing health determinants, and promoting partnerships for collaborative actions amongst all stakeholders.

The Assistant Regional Director (ARD) Cluster

The Assistant Regional Director (ARD) Cluster at WHO in the African Region is designed to support cross cutting technical functions by working closely with countries and programme areas across various clusters.