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How Much Power Does WHO Need?

May 24, 2024 • Posted in Blog

by D. Joy Riley, M.D., M.A.

Executive Director

If all goes according to the current plan, much of the world’s power will be concentrated in the hands of one man: Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO).

The World Health Assembly (WHA), which governs the WHO, is set to meet beginning 27 May, in Geneva, Switzerland. Their agenda includes, among other items,

   1. an “investment round”: Note that the majority of the WHO’s funding comes from philanthropies (think Gates Foundation,      among others)

   2. a draft climate and health resolution

   3. approving a more