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COVID-19, China, the World Health Organization, and the Limits of International Health Diplomacy.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):American Journal of Public Health. Aug2020, Vol. 110 Issue 8, p1149-1151. 3p.

Abstract:The authors consider criticism of the World Health Organization (WHO) to the Chinese government's handling of the initial spread of COVID-19 along with limitations of international health diplomacy. They comment on how conservative periodicals have sug...

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At the Roots of The World Health Organization's Challenges: Politics and Regionalization.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):American Journal of Public Health. Nov2016, Vol. 106 Issue 11, p1912-1917. 6p.

Abstract:The World Health Organization's (WHO's) leadership challenges can be traced to its first decades of existence. Central to its governance and practice is regionalization: the division of its member countries into regions, each representing 1 geographica...

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National Models for International Health Regulations.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):American Journal of Public Health. Dec2010, Vol. 100 Issue 12, p2347-2352. 7p. 1 Color Photograph, 2 Charts.

Abstract:In 2005, the World Health Organization adopted the revised International Health Regulations, or IHR (2005), to establish obligations for detecting and responding to public health emergencies of international concern. The success of the IHR (2005) rests...

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WHO at 60: Snapshots From Its First Six Decades.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):American Journal of Public Health. Apr2008, Vol. 98 Issue 4, p630-633. 4p. 1 Color Photograph, 7 Black and White Photographs.

Abstract:The article presents visual evidence and supporting text for some of the World Health Organization's (WHO) most notable achievements in the last 60 years. Among others, the achievements include the creation of a global network for the facilitated commu...

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A New Leader for a New World Health.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):American Journal of Public Health. Nov2016, Vol. 106 Issue 11, p1907-1908. 2p.

Abstract:The authors reflect on the history of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the organization's impact on global public health leadership as of 2016. The organizational structure of the WHO is addressed in relation to the agency's response to an Ebola...

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Finance and Governance: Critical Challenges for the Next WHO Director-General.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):American Journal of Public Health. Nov2016, Vol. 106 Issue 11, p1906-1907. 2p.

Abstract:The author reflects on international finance and governance in relation to the 70th anniversary of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the election of the WHO's next director-general. The Global Financial Crisis of 2008-2009 is addressed, along wit...

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(Re-)Making a People's WHO.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):American Journal of Public Health. Sep2020, Vol. 110 Issue 9, p1352-1353. 2p.

Abstract:An editorial is provided which discusses the World Health Organization (WHO) within the context of their response to the public health emergency surrounding COVID-19 pandemic, including the impact of funding on its response. An overview of the history ...

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Whither WHO? Our Global Health Leadership.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):American Journal of Public Health. Nov2016, Vol. 106 Issue 11, p1903-1904. 2p.

Abstract:An introduction is presented in which the author discusses a special section in the journal which addresses the World Health Organization (WHO) and global public health leadership, and it mentions the electoral process for the WHO's director-general an...

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The World Health Organization and the Transition From "International" to " Global" Public Health.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):American Journal of Public Health. Jan2006, Vol. 96 Issue 1, p62-72. 11p.

Abstract:The term "global health" is rapidly replacing the older terminology of "international health." We describe the role of the Word Health Organization (WHO) in both international and global health and in the transition from one to the other. We suggest th...

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