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
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

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
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
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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