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WHO DG Candidate Bustreo Discusses How BRICS Nations Play Crucial Role In Confronting Complex Challenges To Global Health

The BRICS Post: The Building BRICS for a Healthier Future
Flavia Bustreo, Italy’s candidate for WHO director general and current assistant director general of the WHO, discusses the role the BRICS bloc of nations — Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa — can play in global health cooperation, writing, “The diversity of the BRICS and their commitment to improving the standard of living of their people make them an important multilateral forum for encouraging cooperation. The BRICS can be the building blocks for a healthier future, helping the international community to confront the increasingly complex challenges to global public health” (1/16).

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