World Health Organisation director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus at a Covid-19 press briefing at WHO’s headquarters in Geneva. Tedros has been criticised for praising China’s handling of the outbreak. Photo: Reuters World Health Organisation director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus at a Covid-19 press briefing at WHO’s headquarters in Geneva. Tedros has been criticised for praising China’s handling of the outbreak. Photo: Reuters
World Health Organisation director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus at a Covid-19 press briefing at WHO’s headquarters in Geneva. Tedros has been criticised for praising China’s handling of the outbreak. Photo: Reuters
Bryan Mercurio
Opinion

Opinion

Bryan Mercurio

The WHO’s coronavirus response shows that the organisation is broken, but fixing it must wait

  • While US President Donald Trump erred in withholding funding to the WHO, and it is incorrect to say China controls the global health body, it is in dire need of reform to ensure it focuses on science and evidence-based data

World Health Organisation director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus at a Covid-19 press briefing at WHO’s headquarters in Geneva. Tedros has been criticised for praising China’s handling of the outbreak. Photo: Reuters World Health Organisation director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus at a Covid-19 press briefing at WHO’s headquarters in Geneva. Tedros has been criticised for praising China’s handling of the outbreak. Photo: Reuters
World Health Organisation director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus at a Covid-19 press briefing at WHO’s headquarters in Geneva. Tedros has been criticised for praising China’s handling of the outbreak. Photo: Reuters
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