Meaning of “the World Health Organization” in the English Dictionary

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"the World Health Organization" in British English

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the World Health Organizationnoun

uk /ˌwɜːld ˈhelθ ɔː.ɡən.aɪˌzeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌwɝːld ˈhelθ ɔːr.ɡən.əˌzeɪ.ʃən/ abbreviation the WHO

a department of the United Nations that aims to improve health all over the world and limit the spread of diseases

(Definition of “the World Health Organization” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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