WHO Recognizes Health-Related Challenges, Successes Of 2016

WHO: WHO celebrates achievements in 2016, despite global health challenges
In a year-end statement, WHO Director-General Margaret Chan announces the agency’s 2016 Year in Review report and highlights several challenges and successes from the year, including “the seemingly boundless human suffering experienced by civilians and health care staff in war zones” and “[t]he successful control of Africa’s explosive outbreaks of urban yellow fever…” (12/16).

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