World Health Organisation

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is a specialist agency of the United Nations that acts as a coordinating authority on international public health.

Description

The World Health Organisation is an ORGANISATION.

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is a specialist agency of the United Nations that acts as a coordinating authority on international public health.

The World Health Organisation  is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.

For further information on the World Health Organisation, see the World Health Organisation  website at: World Health Organization.

Also Known As

This NHS business definition is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Short name WHO

Where Used

Type Link How used
NHS Business Definition Antiretroviral Therapy references in description World Health Organisation
Data Element CLINICAL TRIAL IDENTIFIER references in description World Health Organisation
Data Set Cover of Vaccination Evaluated Rapidly (COVER) Data Set references in description World Health Organisation
Supporting Information International Classification of Diseases (Icd) references in description World Health Organisation
Supporting Information International Classification of Diseases for Oncology (Icd-o) references in description World Health Organisation
Attribute MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTIC CODE references in description World Health Organisation
Class PERFORMANCE STATUS references in description World Health Organisation
Attribute PERFORMANCE STATUS FOR ADULTS references in description World Health Organisation
NHS Business Definition Specialist Community Public Health Nurse: Family Health Nurse references in description World Health Organisation
NHS Business Definition World Health Organisation references in description World Health Organisation