Tuesday, 21 July 2015

Is the Role of the WHO Finally Being Challenged?

Following the review of the way the WHO dealt with the Ebola outbreak, which had some quite damming comments, Is it now time to question the overall role of such large organisations and their advisory stances they take on health matters.

Perhaps the culture in particular impacts also day to day recommendations not just emergencies.

"The Ebola crisis proves the World Health Organization (WHO) lacks the "capacity and culture" to deal with global health emergencies, says a damning independent report, commissioned by the WHO itself"

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