A bold set of reforms are proposed.
A first of its kind report from the WHO
Understanding the WHO bureaucracy is key to understanding the limitations of its ebola response
Can MERS-CoV be contained?
A tiny percentage of your tax dollars are going a long way to avoid the dystopian end-of-the world
Angola goes one year without any new polio cases.
The situation is still very much in flux. For now, though, there is a sense that the authorities are responding as they should and along international guidelines that the WHO has established to deal with emergencies like these.
Within the next five years, people over age 65 will outnumber children under 5 for the first time. This plays into other demographic changes such as urbanization: between 1975 and 2005, the number of older people living in urban areas quadrupled.
Preventing the outbreak of a deadly flu strain is just one of the many reasons to support the World Health Organization.