WHO director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says the foundation will help increase the agency’s quantity and quality of funds. Photo: AFP WHO director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says the foundation will help increase the agency’s quantity and quality of funds. Photo: AFP
WHO director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says the foundation will help increase the agency’s quantity and quality of funds. Photo: AFP

WHO launches foundation to broaden donor base to individuals and companies

  • Health agency faces mounting criticism and financial pressure amid pandemic, with US threatening to permanently cut funding
  • Launch of new entity was brought forward to tackle the coronavirus and ‘not for any political question’, its founder says

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
WHO director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says the foundation will help increase the agency’s quantity and quality of funds. Photo: AFP WHO director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says the foundation will help increase the agency’s quantity and quality of funds. Photo: AFP
WHO director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says the foundation will help increase the agency’s quantity and quality of funds. Photo: AFP
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