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World Health Organization

WHO

Since its establishment in 1948, the World Health Organization (WHO) has been working with 193 member states to bring awareness to causes of pressing health issues and to fight communicable diseases. WHO strives to fulfill its objectives through the six-point agenda: (1) promoting development; (2) fostering health security; (3) strengthening health systems; (4) harnessing research, information and evidence; (5) enhancing partnerships; and (6) improving performance.

WHO is designed for intermediate delegates. Though position papers are not required, they are recommended to ensure delegates feel prepared and comfortable throughout the conference. Please submit all papers to your committee director. 

 

Should you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out to who@vymun.com. 

Meet the Dais Team

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Michel Collet

Director: who@vymun.com

Currently a Senior at West Point Grey Academy, Michel is excited to be the Director for WHO at VYMUN 2021. His first MUN was also at VYMUN, and it was a truly unique experience for him. Outside of MUN, Michel enjoys playing video games and hanging out with friends. He wishes Good luck to all the delegates, and he can’t wait to meet all of you!

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Alyssa Lin

Chair

Alyssa Lin is currently a junior at West Point Grey Academy and is beyond delighted to be chairing for WHO! Looking back to the start of her MUN journey in grade 7, she still remembers the feeling of excitement and nervousness in her first few committee sessions. As Alyssa began attending more conferences and getting more involved in the MUN community, she quickly fell in love with the world of MUN, making lasting friendships with other delegates. In her free time, you can find Alyssa on the piano writing and composing songs, acting and taking photos, as well as baking delicious treats for her family and friends to enjoy. She looks forward to meeting you all in October and wishes you the best of luck during your weekend at VYMUN! 

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Will White

Chair

Will White is a grade 11 student at West Point Grey Academy. He has been an avid MUNer since grade 8, where his love for the sport of debate and MUN started. As he said best, “When I walked in the doors of my first committee session, I had never been so scared. But, as I listened quietly to the various sessions, I realized just how amazing it was to have access to such an amazing community!” Since, he has served as a staff member for two years, and as a delegate at a plethora of conferences. Some of his hobbies include Mountain Biking, Model UN, and Basketball. He will be serving as the WHO Chair, and will be waiting excitedly for all delegates at VYMUN 2022!

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Connor Sage

Assistant Director

Connor Sage is a junior at Vancouver College and he is very excited to be working this year as an assistant director for VYMUN 2021 on the WHO committee! He started Model UN as soon as he could when he started VC in grade 8, and his passion for MUN has only grown since. When he's not debating and discussing international relations in MUN, Connor can be found working hard on the VC rowing team or playing guitar and writing songs. Please feel free to reach out with any questions or concerns. Connor is eager to meet everyone in October!

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Lucy Campbell

Assistant Director

Currently in grade eleven at West Point Grey Academy Lucy is eager to serve as your Assistant Director for the WHO 1 committee. She has a growing passion for MUN and loves to express her ideas through public speaking. Over the course of VYMUN Lucy hopes to make the experience fun and enjoyable for everyone. In her free time Lucy enjoys spending time with her friends and family.  She looks forward to meeting the other fellow delegates in October!