United Nations: Rise of disinformation a symptom of ‘global diseases’ undermining public trust

29 June, 2022

UN chief, Michele Bachelet, addressing the Human Rights Council in Geneva, on Tuesday, said ".....the restoration of public trust is essential...."

"The most effective antidotes to disinformation that we have at our disposal are the fundamental human rights of freedom of expression, more access to information and the right to privacy."



HIFA profile: Richard Fitton is a retired family doctor - GP. Professional interests: Health literacy, patient partnership of trust and implementation of healthcare with professionals, family and public involvement in the prevention of modern lifestyle diseases, patients using access to professional records to overcome confidentiality barriers to care, patients as part of the policing of the use of their patient data. Email address: richardpeterfitton7 AT gmail.com