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WHO Launches First Investment Case To Help Save 30M Lives With $14.1B From 2019-2023

Xinhua News: WHO rolls out investment case to save up to 30 mln lives in 5 years
“The World Health Organization (WHO) rolled out its first investment case on Wednesday, which requires an investment of 14.1 billion U.S. dollars from 2019 to 2023 to save up to 30 million lives worldwide. The WHO said the estimate, including a 10 billion dollars’ base budget, 2.5 billion dollars for humanitarian response, and 1.6 billion dollars for polio eradication, represents a 14 percent increase of the base budget only, instead of the overall budget, over the previous five-year period…” (9/20).

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