Matshidiso Moeti, the WHO’s regional director for Africa, says she hopes the US will reverse its decision to halt funding. Photo: Reuters
Matshidiso Moeti, the WHO’s regional director for Africa, says she hopes the US will reverse its decision to halt funding. Photo: Reuters

Donald Trump’s halt on WHO funding will be felt most by the world’s poorest people, experts say

  • Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, the Indian subcontinent and Latin America are fighting not only Covid-19, but also Ebola, HIV, tuberculosis, malaria and polio
  • The UN health agency runs programmes to help fight disease around the world, but without US support they will all be put at risk

Matshidiso Moeti, the WHO’s regional director for Africa, says she hopes the US will reverse its decision to halt funding. Photo: Reuters
Matshidiso Moeti, the WHO’s regional director for Africa, says she hopes the US will reverse its decision to halt funding. Photo: Reuters
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