Meaning of World Health Organization

World' Health' Organiza"tion

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  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. Abbr.: WHO
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