Sacrificing the WHO to the Highest Bidder: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Sacrificing the WHO to the Highest Bidder

1st Edition

By Theodore Macdonald, James Raftery

CRC Press

248 pages

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This remarkable book offers enlightening reading for everyone interested in international law, human rights, global health, public health and health promotion. Public health and health promotion professionals, including international healthcare organisations, care agencies, and international charities will find the analysis illuminating. It is also of great interest to policy makers and shapers in communities and government, political activists and all those with an interest in equality and globalisation.

Table of Contents

The UN – Its origins, problems and contradictions. Selling off the UN to neoliberalism. Privatisation of water – and the problems of sustainability. Dams and dambusters. WHO – accessory after the fact? The UN’s dalliance with nuclear power. Neoliberalism and the human right to health. Is the WHO mandate workable? Summary and recommendations.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries / Service Industries
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Administration