World Health Organization

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World Health Organization

n
(Medicine) an agency of the United Nations, established in 1948 with headquarters in Geneva, responsible for coordinating international health activities, aiding governments in improving health services, etc. Abbreviation: WHO
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Noun1.World Health Organization - a United Nations agency to coordinate international health activities and to help governments improve health services
UN agency, United Nations agency - an agency of the United Nations
Translations
Organisation mondiale de la santé

World Health Organization

n the World Health Organizationl'Organizzazione f Mondiale della Sanità
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July 21, 2017 (JUBA) -- The UN World Health Organisation and the South Sudanese ministry of health will launch a cholera vaccination campaign next Friday, after a rise in cholera cases.
Fast action to tackle air pollution cannot come soon enough," top UN World Health Organisation (WHO) environmental official Maria Neira said of the new air quality model, which includes interactive maps that highlight areas within countries exceeding WHO limits.
The plan comprises the provision of pre-exposure and early treatment for sex workers as prime element of the health care package, as advocated by the UN World Health Organisation.