Reproductive Health : Glossary

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  • Population health

    22 August 2000

    A measure of health status of populations, proposed in recent years to selectively replace use of the terms human health, which is more restrictive, and public health, which also encompasses preventive and curative measures and infrastructures.

  • WHO (World Health Organisation)

    22 August 2000

    A UN agency created in 1948 to deal with global health issues and to achieve as high a level of physical, mental and social well-being as possible for peoples of the world. It is involved in a variety of environemental studies, including the impact of climate change and ozone depletion on health, in conjunction with other agencies such as the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) and the United Nations Environment Program(UNEP).