The world health body you’ve never heard of – but should have

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In a world where physical goods and living things are moved around with increasing frequency to more places, the opportunities for diseases and pests to spread are multiplying all the time. The consequences of new incursions can be catastrophic, hence the need for a trio of organisations that oversee health matters at a global level.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
PublisherThe Conversation UK
Publication statusPublished - 10 May 2016

Bibliographical note

Eric Boa has received funding from the Department for International Development and other international donors provided to CABI for plant clinics and related activities in Africa, Asia and Latin America.


  • Disease
  • Plants
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Indoor plants
  • World Health Organisation (WHO)


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