School of Politics and International Relations

Dr Sophie Harman, Ebola has laid bare the failings of the World Health Organisation

12 December 2014

Dr Sophie Harman is quoted in an article which challenges the ability of the world’s health authority to respond effectively to the outbreak of disease. She said: “Bureaucracy, budget cuts, political interference and tolerance for incompetence all make it hard to attract and keep good staff. There are too many ‘medocrats’—mediocre bureaucrats with a medical background”..

Full article can be read here.