Action to Preserve WHO’s Core Functions Cannot Wait for Oganisational Reform
(2012; 1 page)

Abstract

The planned reforms will take time - 2015 is the estimated endpoint for achieving financial stability. In the interim, continued staff losses will put at risk essential WHO functions that support public health, such as the global norms, guidelines, and standards produced through the expert committees and similar bodies. The Medicines Department, although not the only unit under threat, is a sobering illustration of the consequences of failing to protect core functions of the organisation...

 
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