This independent report, commissioned by WHO and written by Sir Liam Donaldson, reflects on the trends, achievements and challenges in global health over the past decade. It discusses the role of WHO in dealing with such issues as the rise of noncommunicable diseases, leaps in life expectancy, and emerging threats like climate change and antimicrobial resistance.
The sections include:
- Saving mothers and children
- Microbes: old and new
- The ascendancy of noncommunicable diseases
- Healthy ageing
To download the full report ‘Healthier, fairer, safer: the global health journey 2007–2017′ from the who.int website