WHO Member States Vote Against Discussing Taiwan’s Membership In WHA

Devex: Politics and health clash as Taiwan’s bid for observer status falls at WHA
“Efforts to tackle Taiwan’s membership of the World Health Assembly collapsed on Monday after member states voted against including it in the list of agenda items for discussion. From 2009 to 2016, Taiwan enjoyed observer status at the WHA, the decision-making body of the World Health Organization. But last year, it was not invited to the annual meetings in Geneva, and efforts to discuss its status didn’t receive enough support to make it onto the agenda…” (Ravelo, 5/22).