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WHO Chief slams rich countries for hogging Covid-19 vaccines, resulting in reduction in doses for poorer countries
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WHO Chief slams rich countries for hogging Covid-19 vaccines, resulting in reduction in doses for poorer countries

WHO Chief Tedros said money is not the only challenge we face. If there are no vaccines to buy, money is irrelevant.
Even if we have the funds, we can only deliver vaccines to poorer countries if high-income countries cooperate in respecting the deals COVAX has done, and the new deals it is doing, Tedros said.
The G7 countries have shown leadership, but we need all countries to step up. We still face a gap of at least 22.9 billion dollars to fully finance the ACT Accelerator this year.

WHO forces Taiwanese medical groups to insert ‘Chinese Taipei’ in their names
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WHO forces Taiwanese medical groups to insert ‘Chinese Taipei’ in their names

The WHO seems to be more concerned about names that appeal to China than fight the pandemic. Two Taiwanese radiological groups have been forced to change their names to “Chinese Taipei” by an international medical society following pressure from the World Health Organization (WHO). The Taiwan Society of Radiological Technologists (TWSRT) and the Taiwan Association […]