In Final Push, WHO DG Chan Urges Member States To Increase Funding To Agency

Devex: Margaret Chan attempts one last WHO funding boost
“Margaret Chan isn’t backing down in her last few months in office. Early this week, she engaged member states in her fourth — and last — financing dialogue in hopes of convincing them to increase their contributions to the World Health Organization. The outgoing director general asked member states to support the health agency’s proposal for a 10 percent increase in assessed contributions, or the dues member states have agreed to shoulder for the continuous functioning of the U.N. agency…” (Ravelo, 11/3).