1. Health
Send to a Friend via Email

Discuss in my forum

World Health Organization (WHO)

By

Updated May 09, 2013

Definition: Specialized agency of the United Nations, established in 1948, governed by the World Health Assembly. Technical committees and regional organizations further the purpose of the WHO: “the attainment by all people of the highest level of health.” It publishes the International Classification of Diseases (ICD).
Related Video
Quick and Effective Cardio Workout for Heart Health

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.

We comply with the HONcode standard
for trustworthy health
information: verify here.