When one country’s food safety problem becomes a global concern

WHO chose food safety as theme for this year’s World Health Day. How much of a public health threat is food safety, and is the world ready for an outbreak resulting from contaminated or uncooked food? An exclusive interview with Li Ailan, WHO's health security and emergencies director.

About the author

  • Jenny Lei Ravelo

    Jenny Lei Ravelo is a Devex Senior Reporter based in Manila. She covers global health, with a particular focus on the World Health Organization, and other development and humanitarian aid trends in Asia Pacific. Prior to Devex, she wrote for ABS-CBN, one of the largest broadcasting networks in the Philippines, and was a copy editor for various international scientific journals. She received her journalism degree from the University of Santo Tomas.