Head of UN health agency says she will not seek re-election for second term

The head of the United Nations World Health Organization, Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland, announced today that she would not seek a second term next year when the UN agency is scheduled to choose its next leader.

Link between trade and public health examined in UN study

A new United Nations report that examines the link between trade and public health suggests that policy makers can benefit from closer cooperation to ensure coherence between their different areas of responsibilities.