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The World Health Organization

Author: G S Prentzas
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House, ©2009.
Series: Global organizations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Founded in 1948, the World Health Organization (WHO) was created to help nations work together to address global health problems. As a specialized agency of the United Nations, WHO monitors and assesses global health trends, helps nations improve their health services, and fosters public health research, including the development of new vaccines and improved sanitation practices. The organization is perhaps best  Read more...
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Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: G S Prentzas
ISBN: 9780791098394 0791098397
OCLC Number: 183261348
Description: 135 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction to the World Health Organization --
The Rise of International Public Health --
WHO at Work --
The UN MIllennium Development Goals --
Combating HIV/AIDS, Malaria, and Tuberculosis --
Preventing and Controlling Chronic Diseases --
Ensuring Global Health --
Health Care for Everyone.
Series Title: Global organizations.
Responsibility: G.S. Prentzas.

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Established in 1948 to promote 'the highest possible level of health' in all peoples, the World Health Organization provides a clearinghouse for information on the latest developments in disease and  Read more...

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