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Do We Defund The World Health Organization (WHO)?

Friday, April 24, 2020

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The Empire Club of Canada Presents:
Do We Defund The World Health Organization (WHO)?

Do we defund the WHO? This question has been reverberating across editorial pages over the past days. To answer this question, and examine the role of the World Health Organization in coordinating a global response to COVID-19, Peter Singer, special advisor to WHO director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, will join James Orbinksi and Ilona Kickbusch for a live Empire Club panel.

Danielle Bochove, Print Journalist, Bloomberg

James Orbinski, Professor and Inaugural Director, York University’s Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research

Peter Singer, Special Advisor, WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Ilona Kickbusch, Founder and Chair, Global Health Centre, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva

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