Health spending should come in addition to targeted economic support for the coronavirus, IMF and WHO say. Photo: Xinhua
Health spending should come in addition to targeted economic support for the coronavirus, IMF and WHO say. Photo: Xinhua

Coronavirus: IMF, WHO say no trade-off between saving lives and livelihoods

  • Getting the coronavirus under control is a prerequisite to saving the economy, IMF and WHO say
  • Critical that policymakers, especially in developing economies, prioritise public health spending in addition to economic support

Health spending should come in addition to targeted economic support for the coronavirus, IMF and WHO say. Photo: Xinhua
Health spending should come in addition to targeted economic support for the coronavirus, IMF and WHO say. Photo: Xinhua
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