WHO-Commissioned Report Reflects On Achievements, Challenges In Global Health Over Past Decade

WHO: Healthier, fairer, safer: the global health journey 2007-2017
“This independent report, commissioned by WHO and written by Sir Liam Donaldson, [chancellor of Newcastle University,] reflects on the trends, achievements, and challenges in global health over the past decade during which Dr. Margaret Chan has been director general of WHO. It discusses the role of WHO in dealing with such issues as the rise of noncommunicable diseases, leaps in life expectancy, and emerging threats like climate change and antimicrobial resistance” (May 2017).