Georgetown Law
Georgetown Law Library

Global Health Law Research Guide

This guide is focused on international and cross-border legal regimes for addressing health law issues.

World Health Organization (WHO)

International health law began in 1851 with the first international sanitary conference and slowly evolved into the World Heath Organization founded in 1948.  There are currently 194 members

WHO HQ photo

 

WHO Headquarters in Geneva
Photo by Thorkild Tylleskar from Wikimedia Commons