Posted on: 24 May, 2012
Health activists push for funds with no strings attached
As Margaret Chan takes charge of her next stint as the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), one of the first tasks she has to attend to is that of reforms. The cash-strapped organisation has to figure out fast where to get funds from if it hopes to continue providing a suitable direction to global health. The UN agency gets funds from member states and philanthropists to meet its running cost.