China Pledges Additional $20M Over 5 Years To WHO; Leaders Discuss Potential For Partnerships Along New Silk Road

Devex: WHO proposes partnerships with China along Silk Road
“…Just six weeks after his July 1 appointment, [WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus] led the WHO delegation to the Belt and Road Forum for Health Cooperation. During the two-day conference, Tedros used the opportunity to press Beijing to become a leader in global health as it rolls out its $900 billion ‘new silk road.’ … Tedros secured an additional $20 million from the nontraditional donor for WHO’s work…” (Ravelo, 9/7).

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