Entries by David Bell

What the WHO Is Actually Proposing

Estimated Reading Time: 12 minutes

The World Health Organization (WHO) is currently developing two international legal instruments intended to increase its authority in managing health emergencies, including pandemics; (1) Amendments to the 2005 International Health Regulations (IHR), and (2) A pandemic treaty, termed ‘CA+’ by the WHO. The draft IHR amendments would lay out new powers for the WHO during […]

The Corruption of the World Health Organization

Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes

‘Global Health’ is confusing. A few short years ago community participation, disease burden, resource allocation, and human rights dominated its decision-making processes. Causes such as improving childhood nutrition, empowering minorities, and protecting girls from enslavement and mutilation were acceptable battles to fight. Here we are in 2022: Coercion, exclusion, impoverishment and big business are in, […]