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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