‘Science Speaks’ Examines U.S. Support For Global Health Security At WHA, Contradictory Actions Of Trump Administration

IDSA’s “Science Speaks”: U.S. voices strong support for health security in Geneva while curtailing support in Washington
Rabita Aziz, writer at “Science Speaks” and senior global health policy specialist at IDSA, discusses U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar’s remarks to the World Health Assembly on strengthening global health security, writing, “The comments in Geneva stand in contrast with administration actions that have included repeated proposals to cut funding that supports global health response and capacity strengthening and have led to the disbanding of the global health security office at the National Security Council” (5/23).

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