Tag Archives: WHO

Time for China and the WHO to Fess Up

The Australian government’s proposal for an independent international enquiry on the COVID 19 crisis is a much-needed constructive initiative.

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China’s Ominous Coronavirus Health Threat

Chinese political authorities state that lower-ranking officials who covered up the spread of the coronavirus would be “nailed on the pillar of shame for eternity.”

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Russia’s Smoking Problem

On a per capita basis, Russia trails only neighboring Belarus in cigarette consumption.

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Water: A Big Challenge for Africa

Can Africa provide clean, safe water for its urban and suburban communities?

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Health Diplomacy vs. Health Terrorism

Two sides of a deadly coin.

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9 Facts: The World’s Polio Problem

Polio is still a big problem for poor, war torn countries.

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Body Mass Index (BMI): Too Crude A Tool?

The measure still used globally for obesity actually does not measure fat.

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Too Much Salt: A Truly Global Health Problem

Adults consume too much salt, in a staggering 181 of 187 countries studied

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TB in China: a New Epidemic of an Old Disease

How China handles drug-resistant tuberculosis will have a big effect on the problem globally.

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Big Pharma’s Expansion Into Emerging Markets

More harmful practices by Big Pharma as U.S. sales decline and patents expire.

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