WHO needs reform: why and how Syria was elected to the WHO Executive Board?

CIC non-resident fellow Tayseer Alkarim co-authored an article detailing the WHO mandate, and principles to guide a reform of the organization.

“For many both in and out of Syria, the election of Assad’s regime is but another failure of the international community to stand with the millions of Syrians who have fallen victim to the regime. It will have both immediate effects on health and healthcare workers but may also affect recovery in Syria.”

Read the full article at BMJ Global Health here.

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