Syria, Ebola top World Health Summit in Berlin

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Medical experts gathered in Berlin for the seventh World Health Summit warned that global institutions’ efforts to fight emerging threats are still too weak.

The World Health Organization (WHO) was criticized for its slow response to the Ebola epidemic. The effects of Syria’s refugee crisis on health services is also at the top of the meeting agenda.

CCTV America’s Guy Henderson reports from Berlin.

Syria, Ebola top World Health Summit in Berlin

Syria, Ebola top World Health Summit in Berlin

Medical experts gathered in Berlin for the seventh World Health Summit warned that global institutions' efforts to fight emerging threats are still too weak. The World Health Organization was criticized for its slow response to the Ebola epidemic. The effects of Syria's refugee crisis on health services is also at the top of the meeting agenda. CCTV America's Guy Henderson reports from Berlin.
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Dr. Dmitri Alden on the World Health Summit

CCTV America spoke to Dr. Dmitri Alden, a liver and pancreatic cancer surgeon at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York.

Dr. Dmitri Alden on World Health Summit

Dr. Dmitri Alden on World Health Summit

CCTV America spoke to Dr. Dmitri Alden, a liver and pancreatic cancer surgeon at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York.
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Klaus Lindpaintner on global health spending

CCTV also spoke to Klaus Lindpaintner, Chief Scientific Officer in Analytical technologies of Thermo Fisher Scientific. He’s also a speaker at this year’s Summit.

Klaus Lindpaintner on global health spending

Klaus Lindpaintner on global health spending

CCTV also spoke to Klaus Lindpaintner, Chief Scientific Officer in Analytical technologies of Thermo Fisher Scientific. He's also a speaker at this year's Summit.
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