The WORLD Health Organization is urging wealthy countries to urgently provide $16 billion to end the coronavirus pandemic


The World Health Organization (WHO) has urged rich countries to provide $16 billion to fund plans to provide COVID-19 vaccines, treatments and tests to low – and middle-income countries.Who proposes that high-income countries will contribute in line with their contribution to world trade, while middle-income countries will need to raise an additional $6.5 billion from their own coffers.”Science has given us the tools to fight COVID-19,” said Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General.With global solidarity, we can end the pandemic as a global health emergency this year.”In October, the WHO called for $23.4 billion for the ACT-Accelerator, but the response was lukewarm.Who has raised only $800 million of the $16 billion needed to fund major initiatives.

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