WHO chief warns against misinformation over global pandemic accord

24 March, 2023

May be of interest and covers similar issues to those that the UN World Data Forum will be discussing about global data processing to support the SDGs. [*see note below]


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

[*Note from HIFA moderator (NPW): For the benefit of those without immediate web access, here is an extract: 'The head of the UN World Health Organization on Thursday spoke out forcefully against “misinformation on social media and in the mainstream media” which has falsely alleged that a new global pandemic accord being negotiated, would allow the WHO to override national sovereignty relating to a future outbreak.' I did a quick google search and one of the main sources of this misinformation is (unsurprisingly) Fox News]