Editor’s Blog

Evidence-based news, opinion and analysis by Obert Madondo, the founder and editor-in-chief of The Canadian Progressive, an independent blog dedicated to publishing evidence-based journalism situated right at the intersection of politics, technology and human rights.

COVID-19 was a “preventable disaster” that became a pandemic thanks to lack “global political leadership”: WHO report

COVID-19 was a "preventable disaster" that became a pandemic due a lack "global political leadership," according to a recent report issued by a WHO-appointed high-level panel co-chaired by former Liberian President Johnson Sirleaf, a Nobel Peace Laureate and Africa’s first democratically elected female head of state, and Helen Clark, the former prime minister of New Zealand.