Foreign Policy Concepts

Estonia in the World Health Organization

In order to explain the foundations, goals and methods of Estonia’s activity in the World Health Organization (WHO), some broader key questions about international health diplomacy need to be addressed. Posing broader and perhaps more philosophical questions needs, first and foremost, to provide an answer to why an international approach to health issues is necessary and where health stands in the broader context of international relations. Based on this understanding, we can answer the question why it is necessary for Estonia to be involved in this organisation and how this can be done in the most useful and efficient way for the country.

Read more