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Ten years of transformation: Making WHO fit for purpose in the 21st century

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Publication details

Number of pages: 21
Publication date: May 2017
ISBN: 9789241512565



WHO has made extraordinary progress
 in its bold reform agenda over the past decade. Innovative leadership, managerial structures and systems have resulted in increased effectiveness, efficiency, responsiveness, transparency and accountability. This report tells the story of WHO's transformation from 2007 through to the current day.

The sections include:

  • WHO appoints a new Director-General and faces the global financial crisis
  • WHO leads the global response to the influenza A H1N1 virus pandemic
  • WHO supports countries in tackling noncommunicable diseases
  • Strengthening performance at country level and focusing on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa
  • The new era of Sustainable Development Goals
  • Looking to the future: WHO in 2017 and beyond