The top of the World Well being Group stated he “regrets” President Trump’s plan to droop funding to the group because it coordinates the worldwide response to the coronavirus pandemic.
“We remorse the decision of the President of america to order a maintain in funding to the WHO,” Director-Common Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus stated at a briefing Wednesday.
“With the help of the folks and authorities of the US, WHO works to enhance the well being of most of the world’s poorest and most weak folks.”
Tedros stated it’s unclear how the group’s largest contributor halting funds will affect its work.
“WHO is reviewing the affect on our work of any withdrawal of US funding and can work with our companions to fill any monetary gaps we face and to guarantee our work continues uninterrupted,” Tedros stated.
Trump introduced Tuesday that he’s instructing his administration to halt funding whereas reviewing WHO’s dealing with of the COVID-19 disaster, saying it failed to report correct info from China in the course of the early phases.
“The WHO failed on this fundamental obligation and should be held accountable,” Trump stated. “The WHO failed to examine credible studies from sources in Wuhan that conflicted immediately with the Chinese language authorities’s official accounts.”
He stated American taxpayers “present between $400 million and $500 million per 12 months to the WHO.”