1/ International Organisations like the WHO are set up in a way that perversely incentivises politicising them.

The more thin-skinned a Member is, the greater the caution the organisation exhibits in tip-toeing around its sensitivities.

I have no idea how to fix it.
2/ Like the storied Karen (pardon the vile slur) who demands to see the manager at the slightest inconvenience, a Member who complains on a hair trigger soon receives special treatment.

Meanwhile Members who have a greater tolerance (dare I say maturity) receive no such codling.
3/ This doesn't excuse the WHO's sins, but I do think it explains many of them.

We either need significantly reduced expectations of Int. Org independence and bravery, or we need to empower them to be more independent and braver.

Neither is a perfect or costless option. 🤷‍♂️ /end
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