WHO European Region’s year in review

12 January 2021

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The year 2020 was an unprecedented one for the World Health Organization's European Region (WHO Europe), with COVID-19 dominating the WHO’s work around the world. Dr Hans Henri P. Kluge was officially appointed WHO Regional Director for Europe, and at the 70th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe, the European Programme of Work 2020-2025 was adopted by member states. The WHO has published a timeline infographic, which looks back at some key moments of the last year, highlighting achievements across the region as well as some specific country initiatives.