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A Guide to the World Health Organization

world-health-organizationThe World Health Organization is the health arm of the United Nations and provides leadership on global health matters, sets norms and standards, shapes research agenda, and provides technical support on a global perspective.

This Bright Hub Guide to the World Health Organization is a collection of well-researched and comprehensive articles on topics of general interest and daily application. The topics covered come under the scope of the Organization's activities, and are wide-ranging, extending from ballast water management to beneficial bacteria, from recycling to medicinal plants, from AIDS misconceptions to overview of hearing aids for impaired, and from bleach solutions for house cleaning to death toll estimates in wars.

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