With every new world-health crisis, the World Health Organization's own state of health is called into question. Each time, it is forced to reconcile with its mistakes and make changes. But the Covid-19 pandemic is unlike anything the organization has ever had to contend with, and promises a true reckoning. Leaders League has put together a multi-part analysis of the WHO's successes and its failures.

The World Health Organization: Successes, Failures and Necessary Reforms

With every new world-health crisis, the World Health Organization's own state of health is called into question. Each time, it is forced to reconcile with its mistakes and make changes. But the Covid-19 pandemic is unlike anything the organization has ever had to contend with, and promises a true reckoning. Leaders League has put together a multi-part analysis of the WHO's successes and its failures.

In an effort to deflect blame for the Covid-19 pandemic, world leaders are scapegoating the World Health Organization, a body that has been consistently undermined, underfunded and largely ignored by the international community for years.

The World Health Organization and the Sorry State of International Relations

In an effort to deflect blame for the Covid-19 pandemic, world leaders are scapegoating the World Health Organization, a body that has been consistently undermined, underfunded and largely ignored by the international community for years.

The head of the WHO, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is a man on the hot-seat. He has faced a barrage of criticism over his and his organizations' handling of the Covid-19 pandemic. Leaders League profiles the man known as Dr Tedros.

WHO Investigation: A Profile of Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

The head of the WHO, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is a man on the hot-seat. He has faced a barrage of criticism over his and his organizations' handling of the Covid-19 pandemic. Leaders League profiles the man known as Dr Tedros.

Thrust into the global media glare during the Covid-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization has had its share of ups and downs throughout the course of its 72-year existence. Leaders League examines some key dates in its history.

WHO Investigation: Key Dates in the History of the World Health Organization

Thrust into the global media glare during the Covid-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization has had its share of ups and downs throughout the course of its 72-year existence. Leaders League examines some key dates in its history.

With each new global health crisis, the World Health Organization is called to account. Each time it learns from its mistakes and initiates change. But this time is different, with many calling for root and branch reform of the organization. Anne Sénéquier, doctor, researcher and co-director of IRIS’ Global Health think-tank, gives Leaders league her thoughts.

WHO Investigation: Anne Sénéquier (Iris) "This crisis has highlighted the WHO’s shortcomings"

With each new global health crisis, the World Health Organization is called to account. Each time it learns from its mistakes and initiates change. But this time is different, with many calling for root and branch reform of the organization. Anne Sén...

Since it came into being in 1948, the World Health Organization has played a vital role in improving systems of healthcare around the globe. Here are five of its biggest success stories.

WHO Investigation: Top 5 World Health Organization Success Stories

Since it came into being in 1948, the World Health Organization has played a vital role in improving systems of healthcare around the globe. Here are five of its biggest success stories.

In the global spotlight, the World Health Organization has been criticized for its lack of responsiveness in managing the Covid-19 pandemic, as it has been during every major health crisis. Leaders League make the case for the  defence.

WHO Investigation: In Defence of the World Health Organization

In the global spotlight, the World Health Organization has been criticized for its lack of responsiveness in managing the Covid-19 pandemic, as it has been during every major health crisis. Leaders League make the case for the defence.

The World Health Organization is the world's leading public health agency. In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, it is being singled out for its response – which many deem inadequate – to the point where the US has said it will no longer fund the organization. Leaders League breaks down WHO’s funding and main contributors.

WHO Investigation: Who Funds the World Health Organization?

The World Health Organization is the world's leading public health agency. In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, it is being singled out for its response – which many deem inadequate – to the point where the US has said it will no longer fund the or...

The work of the World Health Organization is based on its International Health Regulations. Updated in 2005, in reality this text serves only as a guide, since neither member states nor the WHO itself are subject to sanctions in case of non-compliance.

WHO Investigation: The World Health Organization’s International Health Regulations and Their Limitations

The work of the World Health Organization is based on its International Health Regulations. Updated in 2005, in reality this text serves only as a guide, since neither member states nor the WHO itself are subject to sanctions in case of non-complianc...