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WHO “overstretched” in response to increasing health emergencies

Director-General of the World Health Organisation Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends the World Health Assembly at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, on 21st May, 2023.

London, UKReuters A growing number of health emergencies around the world, from COVID-19 to cholera, have left the World Health Organization’s response “overstretched”, a senior advisor said on Tuesday.  Speaking at the UN agency’s annual meeting, Professor Walid Ammar, chair of a committee reviewing the WHO’s emergency response, said funding and staffing gaps were widening […]