WHO chief welcomes US announcement to maintain membership in WHO

2021-01-22 12:05:15

Photo taken in Brussels, Belgium on Aug 6, 2020 shows World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attending an online press conference held in Geneva, Switzerland. [Photo/Xinhua] GENEVA -- World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Thursday that the organization welcomed the pledge that the United States will remain a member of WHO. "WHO is a family of nations. And we are all glad that the United States is staying in the family," the WHO chief said at the on-going meeting of the 148th session of the WHO Executive Board, following an announcement by Dr Anthony S. Fauci, new representative of the United States, at the meeting.