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World Health Organization Overview

Geneva (Switzerland)
1001 to 5000 employees
1948
Nonprofit Organization
Health Care Services & Hospitals
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Unknown
The World Health Organization (WHO) is the United Nations' agency for health. The organization focuses on four main areas, led by health intervention efforts, such as control and prevention of HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis. Other WHO priorities include ... Read more

World Health Organization Reviews

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    I worked at World Health Organization full-time

    Pros

    Good Understanding of the public health issues and learning.

    Cons

    Can be Bureaucratic - Difficult to get a promotion. No performance based promotions

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World Health Organization Interviews

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    Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at World Health Organization (Washington, DC) in April 2014.

    Interview

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I was asked few questions on the phone. Interviewer was very respectful, and humble. After interview, it took two day when I received an acceptance letter from WHO. It was a great experience.

    Interview Questions

    • Was asked about my academic background, about WHO, and what I expect from the internship.   Answer Question
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