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Topic - WHO experts downplay pandemic potential of MERS
Posted: June 13 2015 at 8:03am By cobber
DR Margaret Chan 

The cover up Queen. Or is this just a coincidence....

Dr Margaret Chan
Dr Margaret Chan is the Director-General of WHO, appointed by the World Health Assembly on 9 November 2006


Margaret Chan versus Amnesty International 
Posted on July 19, 2010 by monotreme1000
In previous blogs I have discussed the conflict between Margaret Chan, Director General of the WHO, and Amnesty International on the state of public health in North Korea.

In response to reporters questions about starvation in North Korea, Margaret Chan responded:

"…one thing I recognized is that walking is quite well observed in that country, and I suggest that is why I didn’t see many obese people."

This bizarre statement invites the obvious question: What is Margaret Chan’s motive for providing aid and comfort to the North Korean government?

Many reporters and casual observers assume that Margaret Chan is a disinterested physician/scientist who was named Director-General of the most important public health organisation as a result of her superior qualifications.

Nothing could be further from the truth.

In 2003, Margaret Chan was head of the Department of Health in Hong Kong during the SARS outbreak. During this disaster, she was accused of deferring so much to the sensitivities of the Chinese government that she misled the public in Hong Kong regarding the dangers of the virus. Many family members of victims of SARS blamed her personally for the loss of their loved ones. She was officially censured by the Legislative Council of Hong Kong (Legco). Margaret Chan left Hong Kong in disgrace to join the WHO, but the search for justice from outraged citizens of Hong Kong followed her there.