A €102 million european boost to the WHO for health services in developing countries

June 18, 2019

Hat: A €102 million european boost to the WHO for health services in developing countries

Funding Scheme: 2019-06-18

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The EU pursues a rights-based approach to health, by supporting countries to design policies that maximise health benefits through the equitable treatment of all citizens.

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It spends €1.3 billion in 17 bilateral health programmes and another €1.3 billion through Global Initiatives such as the Global Fund, GAVI, the Global Financing Facility, UNFPA supplies, and the WHO in the current financial framework (2014-2020).

Today, the European Union signed a 102 million euro contribution agreement with the World Health Organisation (WHO) at the European Development Days in Brussels. The EU will invest in building health care systems to provide quality services in more than 80 African, Caribbean, Pacific, and Asian countries.

Url description: European Commission - Press release

Url: http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-19-3036_en.htm