Permission to Translate WHO and HPH Materials


The WHO and HPH have worked together to improve the procedures in place for obtaining permissions to translate WHO and HPH materials into local languages.

We aim for swift and simple processes for all materials. On this page, you can easily apply for permission to translate materials - either with WHO or with HPH, depending on the materials in question.


Obtain permission to translate WHO materials

In order to obtain permission to translate WHO materials, you must apply through WHO's website directly. To do so, please click here. 


Obtain permission to translate HPH materials

In ordet to obtain permission to translate HPH materials, you must apply through the International HPH Secretariat. To do so, please send the Secretariat an e-mail, by clicking This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Please note that in most cases the International HPH Secretariat is able to help with template documents to facilitate translation procedures. If you are in doubt, do not hesitate to contact us, and we will do our very best to help you with your envisaged translation.