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World Health Organization

noun
1.
an agency of the United Nations, established in 1948, concerned with improving the health of the world's people and preventing or controlling communicable diseases on a worldwide basis through various technical projects and programs.
Abbreviation: WHO.
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World Health Organization

noun
1.
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 WHO
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World Health Organization (WHO)

A specialized agency of the United Nations, established in 1948 and headquartered in Geneva, whose mission is to prevent the international spread of diseases, such as cholera, malaria, and poliomyelitis.

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