On April 14th, US President Trump announced his administration’s intent to halt funding of the World Health Organization (WHO), an international body established after World War II by the United Nations to address global disease, including malaria, in a unified manner irrespective of national borders. Regardless of whether or not the long-term level of US WHO financing merits debate, defunding 20% of WHO’s annual operating budget during the worst pandemic since 1918 in misguided at best, devastating at worst.  Malaria Partners International urges our US-based readers and members to contact their Congressional representatives, via this online Nothing But Nets form to prevent the US from leaving the World Health Organization during this current pandemic. Read more here.

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