January 28, 2022
WHO Staff Complaint, Email Allege Racism and Abuse in Asia-Pacific Office
By Maria Cheng
Dr. Kasai Takeshi, head of the WHO’s Western Pacific region, has been accused of racist behavior as well as improperly sharing information with his home country, Japan.
July 16, 2021
WHO Chief Says It Was ‘Premature’ to Rule out COVID Lab Leak
By Frank Jordans and Maria Cheng
Tedros also made a rare public criticism of China, directly asking Beijing to “to be transparent, open and cooperate” with the WHO investigation.
June 15, 2021
Bhutan’s Health Minister on Navigating the Pandemic as a Small State
By Bansari Kamdar
Dechen Wangmo, the 44-year-old health minister of Bhutan and the newly elected president of the World Health Assembly, shares her goals for advancing world health.
April 20, 2020
Trump Is Right That the WHO Has a China Problem. Cutting Funding Isn’t the Answer.
By Yu-Jie Chen and Jerome A. Cohen
The WHO should be held accountable for its failings, but Trump is wrong to halt funding to the world’s health body.