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What Ebola tells us about the World Health Organization

By Mike Schroeder Speaking to African member states late last year, Dr. Margaret Chan, the director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), accused the world of tolerating “long-neglected health systems” while singling out a “profit-driven industry” for not investing in … Continue reading

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Ban wants quick end to UN’s Ebola mission

By David Bosco In mid-September, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon created the organization’s first-ever emergency public health mission, the UN Mission for Emergency Ebola Response (UNMEER), headed by veteran UN official Anthony Banbury. Not only was UNMEER’s mission unprecedented, it … Continue reading

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