WHO foundation officially launched

Added On May 28, 2020

According to the WHO, the Foundation will provide funds to the WHO and trusted implementing partners, but is legally separate from WHO. SOUNDBITE (ENGLISH): TEDROS ADHANOM GHEBREYESUS, WHO Director-General "This is a historic step for WHO, as an integral part of our resource mobilization strategy to broaden the contributor base." In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, the WHO Foundation will initially focus on emergencies and pandemic response, and will also raise and disburse funds for all WHO global public health priorities.