Ten Major Threats to Global Health According to the World Health Organization

Doc Gumshoe looks at pollution, vaccination, and the WHO's priorities and plans

By Michael Jorrin, "Doc Gumshoe", April 2, 2019

Way back in April 2018, the World Health Organization issued its Thirteenth General Programme of Work, which attracted a certain amount of notice at the time, but was certainly not treated as front-page news.   The GPW 13, as WHO called it, was centered on three ambitious targets – worthy, but in the view of many, perhaps just a trifle unrealistic.   Here’s how the WHO characterized their targets: