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WHO Applies for .Health

The World Health Organization (WHO) has applied for a .health Top Level Domain (TLD) in an effort to ensure quality of health-related information sites. The application can be viewed on the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) site. ‘…”The creation of a .health TLD will mobilize an international standards
process for health information, and enable major progress towards
harmonization of existing standards and measures. Such a standards
process is likely to require nine to twelve months for completion of the
initial phase. This proposal gives a picture of how the .health TLD
might function, once international standards are established and
Thanks to Wayne Wilson for this pointer.