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World Medical Association regrets Taiwan exclusion from WHO and condemns politicizing health

Saturday, April 18th 2020 - 11:40 UTC
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In a letter to WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the leaders of the World Medical Association, WMA say that the WHO’s failure to listen to early warnings from Taiwan about the COVID-19 pandemic, coupled with its decision to ignore Taiwan during much of the SARS crisis, were errors that led to the world paying a high price. Read full article

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  • Don Alberto

    “The world's second largest economy” pays next to nothing (US$ 86 mio.+ US$ 10,2 mio. = US$ 96,2 mio. total) to WHO.
    China isn't even among the top ten contributors.

    2 private organizations pay 6.15 resp. 1.49 times as much as China.

    (China did support Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus's election as WHO's director-general ... but that, of course, does not influence his attitude against Taiwan).

    Top ten contributors, millions US$:

    USA xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 893
    Bill og Melinda Gates Foundation 591
    United Kingdom xxxxxxxxxxxxx 435
    GAVI Alliance xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 371
    Germany xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 292
    Japan xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 215
    UNOCHA xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 192
    Rotary International xxxxxxxxxxx 143
    World Bank xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 133
    EU (voluntary additional contrib.) 131

    The top ten contributors give WHO US$ 3,396,000,000 or 35.3 times China's lousy US$ 96.2 million (2.8 percent of the contributions).

    https://www.dw.com/image/53146370_7.png

    Apr 19th, 2020 - 03:27 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • imoyaro

    Tedros works for Xi, and has aided his aims...

    https://thediplomat.com/2020/04/did-xi-jinping-deliberately-sicken-the-world/

    Apr 21st, 2020 - 12:18 pm - Link - Report abuse +1

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