The U.S. State Department announced its intention to look for other partners who will take over the activities previously undertaken by WHO.
The U.S. administration will redirect its funding to the World Health Organization to other United Nations programs. This was announced by the U.S. State Department on Thursday, September 3, reports Reuters.
As part of the withdrawal of its membership in the WHO from July 6, 2021, the U.S. will begin withdrawing its representatives from the offices of the organization.
U.S. State Department also announced its intention to look for other partners who will take over the activities previously engaged in WHO.
On April 15, U.S. President Donald Trump announced that Washington would stop funding the World Health Organization.
According to Trump, American taxpayers contributed $400-500 million a year to the organization's budget, while China paid $40 million.