WHO definition of Health



Team of multiracial doctors at hospital discussing a patient, Doctors using tablet

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Health is “a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease”. Physical is about the body. Mental is about how people think and feel.

Female Medical Team at hospital. Standing looking at camera.

A healthy person, therefore, can be described as disease-free, but a disease-free person cannot be a healthy person. Generally, the healthy person is free from any infection, disease or any other mental stress.


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