WHO: on the mend?

March 2004
Geographical (Campion Interactive Publishing);Mar2004, Vol. 76 Issue 3, p38
Comments on the health management provided by the World Health Organization. Instability experienced by the organization during the leadership of Gro Harlem Brundtland; Effort of the United Nation's AIDS agency to provide life-saving drugs for AIDS patients; Over-bureaucratization problem of the organization.


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