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The Emergence of Neo-Fascism in Public Health

The Emergence of Neo-Fascism in Public Health

by David Bell | The societal changes of the past two years have been defined by, and led by, ‘public health.’ So it is right to look for public health analogies in the past to help understand what is happening, what the drivers are, and where they might lead.

Coronavirus Propaganda: Reflections on an Episode of Mass Self-haunting

Coronavirus Propaganda: Reflections on an Episode of Mass Self-haunting

by Dr Colin Alexander | The selective and strategic overstating of certain issues and understating of others and use of fearmongering rhetoric by governments during the pandemic should be concerning to citizens. It indicates a degree of contempt for the public by officialdom and a disrespect for democratic processes.

Essential Questions to WHO on Pandemic Preparedness and Response

Essential Questions to WHO on Pandemic Preparedness and Response

In line with the founding principles of the WHO and orthodox principles of public health, PANDA has decided to publish its submission for the INB hearings in advance, to encourage open debate in ensuring global pandemic preparedness is underpinned by a strong evidence base, which gives full consideration to the COVID-19 response. 

Here’s Why a WHO-Led Pandemic Treaty is a Terrible Idea

Here’s Why a WHO-Led Pandemic Treaty is a Terrible Idea

by Dr David Thunder | The World Health Organization has proposed that the international community negotiate and eventually ratify an international “accord” or “treaty” that would effectively consolidate the position of the WHO as the pre-eminent public authority responsible for guiding and coordinating international pandemic responses.

A picture tells a thousand words: or does it?

A picture tells a thousand words: or does it?

The USA has taken a central role in attempting to drive changes to streamline and make more enforceable a WHO-led centralized response to future pandemics. It has to be asked whether they should be involved in public health planning at all.