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WHO: the world's most powerful international organisation?

WHO: the world's most powerful international organisation? Editorial WHO’s remarkable and rising international influence. First, unlike the International WHO: the world’s most powerful Monetary Fund, World Bank, World Trade Organization and G8, the WHO does not international organisation? suffer any legitimacy crisis. Between 1994 when the IMF and World Bank celebrated th their 50 anniversary and 2001 when a G8 Lai-Ha Chan meeting was held in Genoa, Italy, several large-scale international anti-globalisation protests were held at the scenes of the In light of the outbreaks of Severe Acute under the global spotlight, it swiftly meetings. In contrast, the holding of Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in 2003 and altered its stance on the outbreak. Not annual World Health Assembly which the recent A/H1N1(swine influenza), this only did it grant the WHO delegation governs the WHO has not been mired in article argues that the World Health entry into Beijing for investigation but also anti-neoliberalism movement. Second, as Organization (WHO) is growing to be the become more cooperative and transparent a functional organisation that can avoid most powerful international organisationd in releasing information about the disease complex, competing political matters, the even more influential than the United in the country. This example shows that WHO has the power to http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health British Medical Journal

WHO: the world's most powerful international organisation?

WHO: the world's most powerful international organisation?

Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health , Volume 64 (2) – Feb 7, 2010

Abstract

Editorial WHO’s remarkable and rising international influence. First, unlike the International WHO: the world’s most powerful Monetary Fund, World Bank, World Trade Organization and G8, the WHO does not international organisation? suffer any legitimacy crisis. Between 1994 when the IMF and World Bank celebrated th their 50 anniversary and 2001 when a G8 Lai-Ha Chan meeting was held in Genoa, Italy, several large-scale international anti-globalisation protests were held at the scenes of the In light of the outbreaks of Severe Acute under the global spotlight, it swiftly meetings. In contrast, the holding of Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in 2003 and altered its stance on the outbreak. Not annual World Health Assembly which the recent A/H1N1(swine influenza), this only did it grant the WHO delegation governs the WHO has not been mired in article argues that the World Health entry into Beijing for investigation but also anti-neoliberalism movement. Second, as Organization (WHO) is growing to be the become more cooperative and transparent a functional organisation that can avoid most powerful international organisationd in releasing information about the disease complex, competing political matters, the even more influential than the United in the country. This example shows that WHO has the power to

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Publisher
British Medical Journal
Copyright
© 2009, Published by the BMJ Publishing Group Limited For permission to use, (where not already granted under a licence) please go to http://group.bmj.com/group/rights-licensing/permissions.
ISSN
0143-005X
eISSN
1470-2738
DOI
10.1136/jech.2009.094862
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Abstract

Editorial WHO’s remarkable and rising international influence. First, unlike the International WHO: the world’s most powerful Monetary Fund, World Bank, World Trade Organization and G8, the WHO does not international organisation? suffer any legitimacy crisis. Between 1994 when the IMF and World Bank celebrated th their 50 anniversary and 2001 when a G8 Lai-Ha Chan meeting was held in Genoa, Italy, several large-scale international anti-globalisation protests were held at the scenes of the In light of the outbreaks of Severe Acute under the global spotlight, it swiftly meetings. In contrast, the holding of Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in 2003 and altered its stance on the outbreak. Not annual World Health Assembly which the recent A/H1N1(swine influenza), this only did it grant the WHO delegation governs the WHO has not been mired in article argues that the World Health entry into Beijing for investigation but also anti-neoliberalism movement. Second, as Organization (WHO) is growing to be the become more cooperative and transparent a functional organisation that can avoid most powerful international organisationd in releasing information about the disease complex, competing political matters, the even more influential than the United in the country. This example shows that WHO has the power to

Journal

Journal of Epidemiology & Community HealthBritish Medical Journal

Published: Feb 7, 2010

Keywords: WHOinternational organisationSARSA/H1N1H5N1

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