Last quote by Lawrence Gostin
International organisations like WHO have lost lots of luster. WHO was wounded very badly with Ebola and now even with its new emergencies programme is under-funded. It should be easy to fund.
Jan 25 2017
Lawrence Gostin has been quoted 8 times. The two most recent articles where Lawrence Gostin has been quoted are US soda-tax battle bubbles up in San Francisco Bay Area and Confirmation that Zika causes microcephaly shifts debate to prevention. Most recently, Lawrence Gostin was quoted as having said, “Not long ago, it would have been unthinkable to tax soda, and now, not only are we thinking about it, we're doing it.”.
Quotes by Lawrence Gostin
Sep 28 2016
Not long ago, it would have been unthinkable to tax soda, and now, not only are we thinking about it, we're doing it.
Apr 14 2016
I think it's a game-changer.
Feb 02 2016
Actions speak louder than words.
Jan 28 2016
If the association between microcephaly and Zika virus is confirmed, there will be an ethical imperative to protect women of childbearing age from contracting the infection. The public will demand well-funded, proactive leadership from the World Health Organization.
Jan 28 2016
The Director-General has taken a critical first step in recognizing the seriousness of an emerging epidemic.
Jan 27 2016
In my view serious and deep preparation is always essential. The public will tolerate too much preparation. They won't tolerate a big public health threat on our shores.
Jan 05 2016
Imagine another public health problem that killed tens of thousands each year, and Congress refused to act.