Global Health Community Addresses WHO Role In COVID-19 Pandemic, U.S. Move To Suspend Funding To Organization

American Jewish World Service: Leading Global Jewish Human Rights Organization Denounces Trump’s Decision to Withhold Funding from WHO (4/16).

Council on Foreign Relations: What Does the World Health Organization Do? (4/16).

DevPolicy Blog: Fixing the WHO
Joel Negin, head of school and professor of international health at the University of Sydney School of Public Health (4/17).

Health Affairs Blog: Defunding WHO: Why The President’s Decision Makes America Less Safe
Ashish K. Jha, K.T. Li Professor of Global Health at Harvard University, dean for global strategy at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and the director of the Harvard Global Health Institute (4/16).

PLOS Blogs’ “Speaking of Medicine”: We need to support the WHO, not stop its funding in the middle of a pandemic
Adya Misra, senior editor at PLOS Medicine (4/16).

Think Global Health: COVID-19 Is Smoke and Mirrors — What Matters Is International Law
Ilona Kickbusch, member of the Global Preparedness Monitoring Board (GPMB) and founding director and chair of the advisory group of the Global Health Centre at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies Geneva (4/15).

Treatment Action Group: Global Health and Human Rights Organizations Denounce Trump Administration Decision to Pull Commitments to WHO during COVID-19 Crisis (4/16).

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