Top 10 neglected health issues of 2005
Director-General and senior management
Is it the integration of economic,globalization definition political, and cultural systems across the globe? Or is it the dominance of developed countries in decision-making, at the expense of poorer, less powerful nations? Is a force for economic growth, prosperity, and democratic freedom? Or is it a force for environmental devastation, exploitation of the developing world, and suppression of human rights? Does globalization only benefit the rich or can the poor take advantage of it to improve their well-being?
WHO Constitution, Executive Board and World Health Assembly
The results are now in. Over 600 people from more than 20 countries took part in our online survey entitled "How healthy is your world?". You were asked two questions: what were the top health issues of 2005 and, what global health issues were the most neglected.