World Health Organization

Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to World Health Organization: UNICEF
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for World Health Organization

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

References in periodicals archive ?
Prior to the election of President Tsai-Ing-wen, Taiwan had observer status at the World Health Organization, but has since been denied access to the organization, as a result of China's campaign to marginalize and undermine Taiwan's autonomy on the international stage.
He said that the World Health Organization has set the 2030 target for elimination of rabies in the world and 'We will provide all possible cooperation to WHO and other organization concerned in this connection.'
The World Health Organization has posted the Universal Health Coverage Data Portal.
(5.) World Health Organization. Global action plan for the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases 2013-2020.
The World Health Organization says tobacco-related illnesses, such as heart attacks, strokes and cancers, kill more than five-million people a year.
Summary: The World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmedC*
The Bulletin of the World Health Organization is one of the world's leading public health journals.
Available from downld/AVIAN%20INFLUENZA/A_AIAsia.htm (3.) World Health Organization. Avian influenza ("bird flu")--fact sheet: February 2006 [cited 2006 Oct 25].
With word that cases of "bird flu" are spreading (226 cases worldwide led to 129 deaths resulting from avian flu, reported the World Health Organization in June), and in light of the heat it took for its response to Hurricane Katrina, the U.S.
While facilitating development of peramivir in South Korea, these trials will also add important data to BioCryst's clinical studies planned for the United States and Europe and those planned in Thailand, Viet Nam and Indonesia to be conducted in collaboration with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and the World Health Organization.
The World Health Organization has launched a major initiative to standardize the way information on clinical trials is made available to the public.
Many other conditions can be treated by acupuncture; the World Health Organization, for example, has listed more than 40 for which the technique may be indicated.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), since 2003, 170 people have contracted avian influenza H5N1, 90 of whom have died.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), addressing disease and lifestyle is not enough to improve overall health status.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), out of 510,000 maternal deaths, less than 2,500 occur in developed countries.
Full browser ?