Press coverage of WHO investigation

The Bureau and BMJ’s recent investigation into potential conflicts of interest at the WHO has been mentioned over 1000 times by the world’s media since the story broke last month.

Here is a selection of the press coverage:

UK News



Daily Mail


BBC News Online

BBC Radio 5 Live (Interview with Paul Flynn, MP)

Scottish Daily Record

Wales Online

International Newswires

AFP (Paris)

Associated Press


Press Association


European News Coverage

Le Figaro, France

Libération (Sciences), France

France 24 TV

Actualités Droit-médical, France

L’Humanité, France


Le Monde, France

Le Progrès, France

Le Temps, Switzerland

De Welt

CNR Media (Italian radio)

Il Tempo Adnkronos, Italy

La Stampa, Italy

Panorama, Italy

Corriere della Sera, Italia

Il Sole 24 Ore, Italy

ABC, Spain

La Vanguardia, Spain

El País, Spain

El Economista, Spain

Politiken, Denmark

TV Channel 24, Ukraine

World Radio (Switzerland)

Irish Examiner

Irish Times

Interviews with Fiona Godlee (Editor in Cheief, BMJ)

Swiss TV

Al Jazeera

Radio New Zealand

Interviews with Deb Cohen (Features and debates editor, BMJ)

ABC America

BBC Radio Belfast

Swiss National Radio

South Africa National Radio

Irish National Radio

BBC World Service

RTE (Swiss) TV

Australian Radio – ABC

US Radio

China Buisness News

Hungarian TV

Inter TV channel, Ukraine

Channel One Russian Television

International News Coverage, Websites, Blogs

Al Jazeera (documentary to 200 million viewers around the world)

Washington Post

LA Times

Sydney Morning Herald

Times of India

SAMAA TV (Pakistan)


CTV, Canada

CBC, Canada

Ottawa Citizen

Montreal Gazette

Globe & Mail, Toronto

Fort Frances Times, Toronto

L’Actualité, Canada

Vancouver Sun

News 1130 (Vancouver)

Winnipeg Free Press

Chicago Daily, USA

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, USA

The Voice of Russia

The Daily Maverick, USA

The State, USA

Malta Independent Online

TopNews Arab Emirates

Estado de São Paulo, Brazil

Hindustan Times, India

Asian News International, India

Economic Times, Sydney

Business Week

New Scientist

Science Centric

MedPage Today


Medical News Today

Drug Discovery & Development

Expatica Switzerland

MedCity News





UN News Centre

Sciblogs (blog) (blog)

Intellectual Property Watch (blog)

Crikey (blog)

EmpowHer (blog)