Taiwan’s Continued Exclusion From World Health Assembly Threatens Global Health Security, Foreign Minister Says
The Telegraph: Taiwan at greater risks of pandemics after WHO exclusion, says foreign minister
“…This week the WHO, a United Nations agency, declined to invite Taiwan for the third consecutive year to an annual meeting of its decision-making body, the World Health Assembly (WHA), because of objections from Beijing. In a Telegraph interview, Joseph Wu, the Taiwanese foreign minister, warned that Taipei’s exclusion from the world health summit and from dozens of WHO technical expert meetings created loopholes in global health security networks that could quicken the spread of pandemics in Taiwan, Asia, and beyond…” (Smith, 5/9).
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