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As Health Development Aid Increased, WHO’s Influence Shrank, Data Show

Vox: One chart that explains why the WHO is actually in crisis
“…Though funding for the WHO has leveled off in recent years, that only came after more than 20 years of massive increases. Overall funding for development assistance for health also increased dramatically in the period. What changed, however, is the WHO’s relative influence in the global health landscape. The organization’s slice of the funding pie has been dramatically reduced over the past two decades — while other health organizations and bodies showed up on the scene and grew…” (Belluz, 5/18).

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