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World Health Organization


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  • n. a United Nations agency to coordinate international health activities and to help governments improve health services


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  • She also served as a short-term World Health Organization (WHO) consultant / visiting professor in the Department of Nursing Studies, Faculty of Medicine, at the University of Indonesia in 1987 and 1988.

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  • It should be noted that the Global Fund is not, repeat not, a member of the “UN Family”, and in Jan 2009 it pointedly terminated its administrative services contract with the World Health Organization, which is indeed a UN Family member.

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  • The definition of health according to the World Health Organization is a state of complete physical, mental and emotional well-being, accepted for a few decades, and there has been a lobby more recently to include spiritual well-being.

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  • WICE: Sure, fema. org, and the World Health Organization is another great one.

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  • We have practically fulfilled the goal of the World Health Organization, which is: Health for all in the year 2000.


  • The fate of smallpox is once again on the agenda of the World Health Organization, which is considering whether to destroy the last known samples of the deadly virus, currently held in labs in the U.

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  • Stevens doesn't think much of McCoy's suggestion that the World Health Organization is a better choice to manage world health efforts.

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  • Among the early believers is the World Health Organization, which is using his checklists to reduce complications and deaths following surgery, and Spain, which rolled out checklists in all its hospitals.

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  • A specimen is sent to the state for testing to determine whether it might be swine flu, called H1N1 influenza A by the World Health Organization, which is tracking the virus's spread globally.

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  • To this last user some responded by recalling the World Health Organization's warning that swine flu is more dangerous than ordinary flu because of its ability to penetrate deeper into the lungs.


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