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ADS Overview The WHO Application Directory Service (ADS) makes it possible for you to use your single ADS account and password to sign in to any ADS-enabled web site or service.
Requesting an Account An ADS account can be created by registering through the ADS Web Interface or an ADS-participating site. An ADS-participating site may provide their own customized registration interface or redirect you to the ADS Web Interface.

ADS-participating sites may grant access based on the organization that you are a member of. Therefore it is important for you to register using the e-mail address provided to you by your organization unless you will be registering as a private individual.

You will be requested to fill in two fields which may be necessary to reset your password in the case that you have forgotten your ADS account password. The Password Question should be a question that will remind you of your Password Answer. The Password Answer may be requested in order to reset your ADS account password.
Activating an Account Once an ADS account request has been received and processed, you will receive a confirmation e-mail with a confirmation link. To active the ADS account you must visit the confirmation link and verify your E-mail Address, User Name and Password. If you are unable to open the confirmation link from within your e-mail program, copy and paste the confirmation link into your web browser.

Please take note that an account request will be cancelled after 48 hours if it has not yet been activated. You can still request an ADS account afterwards by submitting a new request.
Viewing or Modifying an Account The information stored with your ADS account can be viewed and modified through the ADS Update Account function. Please refer to the Password Issues section for information relating to the changing of your ADS account password.
Password Issues If you have forgotten your password, you can reset it by clicking on this Reset Password link. You will be asked to enter your user name, the answer to your Password Recovery Question, and your new password.

Your ADS account will be disabled after your password is reset and you will receive a confirmation e-mail with a confirmation link. To reactivate the ADS account you must visit the confirmation link and verify your E-mail Address, User Name and Password. If you are unable to open the confirmation link from within your e-mail program, copy and paste the confirmation link into your web browser.