The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialised agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health. It was established on 7 April 1948, headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO is a member of the United Nations Development Group. Its predecessor, the Health Organization, was an agency of the League of Nations.
After the UN on March 2, 2017, the Post of Moldova put into circulation on May 4, 2017 a new prepaid envelope dedicated this time to the 25th anniversary of the country's admission to the World Health Organization (WHO). WHO, established in 1948, is a specialized agency of the United Nations having for goal to build a better, healthier future for people all over the world. Working through offices in more than 150 countries (including one in Moldova), WHO staff (more than 7,000 persons) work side by side with governments and other partners to ensure the highest attainable level of health for all people. The main areas of work of WHO are: noncommunicable diseases, communicable diseases, crisis preparedness, surveillance and response, health promotion throughout life. Read more..
According to a declaration by the Ministry for Information Technology and Communications of the Republic of Moldova, it is not permitted to cut stamps from items of prepaid postal stationery, and to use those stamps for the creation of maximum cards. Please read the news article here.