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World Health Organization

World Health Organization “IHO” redirects here. For other uses, see International Hydrographic Organization. “WHO” redirects here. For the band, see The Who. The World Health Organization (WHO) is the agency of the United Nations Organization (UN) specialized in managing policies for prevention, health promotion and intervention worldwide. Organized at the initiative of the Economic and Social Council which prompted the drafting of the first charter of WHO. The first WHO meeting in Geneva in 1948. The main tasks of the World Health Assembly are to approve the program and budget of WHO for the next biennium and to decide major issues of health policy. As prescribed in its Constitution, the WHO’s objective is that all people everywhere can enjoy the highest standard of health can be achieved.The WHO Constitution defines health as “a state of complete physical, mental and social” and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. The 193 member states of the WHO is governed by the World Health Assembly. The Assembly is composed of representatives of all WHO Member States. In 2009, the institution was awarded the Prince of Asturias Award for International Cooperation.

03 February


RUSSIAN FEDERATION LAW ON CERTIFICATION OF GOODS AND SERVICES (in the red. Federal laws from 27.12.1995 N 211-FZ, of 02.03.1998 N 30-FZ, of 31.07.1998 N 154-FZ, of 25.07.2002 N 116-FZ rev., as amended by Decision of the Constitutional Court from 22.11.2001 N 15-P) This Act provides legal basis for compulsory and voluntary certification of products, services and other facilities (hereinafter – product) in the Russian Federation, as well as rights, duties and responsibilities of certification. Section I. GENERAL PROVISIONS Article 1. The concept of certification Product Certification (hereinafter – the certification) – The conformity assessment procedure whereby independent of the manufacturer (seller or performer) and consumer (buyer) organization certifies in writing that the product meets the requirements. (Part one in the red. Federal law from 31.07.1998 N 154-FZ) Certification is for: to create conditions for activity organizations and businesses in a single product market of the Russian Federation, as well as participation in international economic, scientific – technical cooperation and international trade (in the red. Federal Law of 31.07.1998 N 154-FL) assist consumers to make a competent choice of products, protect consumers from unscrupulous producer (seller, artist); control products are safe for the environment, life, health and property; confirmation of quality products, declared by the manufacturer.

Certification can be mandatory and voluntary. Article 2. Legislation of the Russian Federation on the relations in the field of certification certification are regulated by this Law and rules issued in accordance with legislative acts of the Russian Federation. Article 3. International agreements If an international treaty of the Russian Federation established rules other than those contained in the legislation of the Russian Federation on the certification, the rules of international treaty.