COVID 19: WHO is to blame? with Patrick Basham

The World Health Organization (WHO) – the United Nations’ public health agency- has a mandate to establish global health policy, coordinate global responses to health emergencies, and combat disease.

But just how well has WHO performed in relation to Covid-19?
With a US$2 billion annual budget could it have done better? Did it make the right decisions? Should it have intervened faster and firmer? Indeed, had it intervened in China earlier could the whole pandemic have been averted? These and other questions will be considered by Patrick Basham and our invited audience, in this episode of Talking Liberties.

To read Patrick Basham’s paper, which serves as the inspiration for this video, please visit the Democracy Institute.