02 September 2020

Trump administration takes steps to untether from WHO


The Trump administration said Wednesday it will reprogram the $62 million in “annual dues” it owes the World Health Organization to pay other United Nations assessments, as it seeks to satisfy the terms of its year-long exit from the global public-health body.It will also make “voluntary contributions” of $68 million for humanitarian health aid and $40 million for immunization and anti-influenza campaigns to WHO partners, before it transitions to “more credible partners” for this kind of work [...]