Gro Harlem Brundtland / World Health Organization

GUESTS: Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland New Director-General, World Health Organization Former Prime Minister of Norway As part of the United Nations, the World Health Organization has a daunting mission statement — to set global standards for health and improve the quality of life for people worldwide. It carries out programs to control and eradicate diseases, and encourages governments to share health technology and information. This year the WHO turns 50 and welcomes its first female director-general. Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland, new head of the WHO and former prime minister of Norway, is Ray Suarez's guest ... on the next Talk of the Nation, from NPR News.

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