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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They said that according to the World Health Orgnisation estimates, 235m people suffered from asthma worldwide while COPD was affecting 210m people.
Eastern Equatoria state health minister Dr Margaret Itto talks to reporters after the World Health Orgnisation (WHO) agreed to contribute more than $600,000 for construction of a new maternity ward at Torit hospital (ST)
As per a World Health Orgnisation (WHO) report, NHL is more common in developed countries ((greater than)50% of the total cases).

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