How the World Health Organization Responds to Disease Outbreaks

The flag of the World Health Organization against a blue sky.

Ambassador John E. Lange, who led pandemic preparedness efforts for the U.S. government, visits with Mark Goldberg for the Global Dispatches Podcast. He discusses how the World Health Organization operates in crisis situations and what to expect for a global response to the coronavirus outbreak. Listen now.

Lange is a senior fellow for global health diplomacy at the United Nations Foundation and a member of the UW-Madison Global Health Institute Board of Visitors. He previously served as a U.S. Special Representative for avian flu and pandemic flu preparedness.