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Richard Horton

Editor-in-Chief — The Lancet

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The Sackler empire is one point of origin in the US opioid crisis: "They have washed their blood money through the halls of museums and universities around the world." One woman is taking on that empire. 
The world needs a strong WHO, and all of us in global health want WHO to succeed. We should work together to encourage WHO to be bold and courageous in its commitments and actions. #toughlove
7. Implement a truly independent mechanism to monitor and review the effectiveness and impact of WHO’s work, with reports published annually.
6. Build a broader global coalition for health that meaningfully goes beyond member states (especially involving civil society).
5. Create a more activist WHO: strengthening the agency’s political voice and role.
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