A part of the United Nations. The WHO, which is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, has compiled recommended standards for drinking water.
The WHO (French: Organisation Mondiale de la Santâ€š, OMS) is a specialized agency of the United Nations which sets standards for the quality control of drugs, vaccines, and other substances affecting health. WHO was established in July 1946; headquarters are in Geneva, Switzerland.
a United Nations agency to coordinate international health activities and to help governments improve health services
Abbreviation: WHO The global agency linked with the United Nations and co-operating with other technical agencies relating to health matters at sea and on land.
an international organization whose mission is attainment of the highest possible level of health for all peoples
UN specialized agency, coordinating programmes aimed at solving health problems and the attainment by all people of the highest possible level of health.
The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that acts as a coordinating authority on international public health, headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. Established on 7 April 1948, the agency inherited the mandate and resources of its predecessor, the Health Organization, which had been an agency of the League of Nations.