WHO Foundation Established to Support Critical Global Health Needs

Posted on June 06, 2020 in Heineken, Africa, Africa, Africa, Africa, Africa

The World Health Organization has established the WHO Foundation to support critical global health needs. The Foundation will fund the WHO and trusted partners to deliver on the Organization’s “triple billion” goals. These goals aim to: protect 1 billion people from health emergencies. But concerns remain about the ethical standards of the WHO Foundation around its corporate partnerships and donors. Health harmful industries such as the alcohol industry are seeking to break their way into WHO through corporate social responsibility schemes to undermine WHO’s credibility, influence its normative guidance and derail its policy-making processes. It remains to be seen which firewalls against conflicts of interest the new WHO Foundation will set up and implement…

Agenda2030, Alcohol Industry Lobbyism, Alcohol Policy, Alcohol Taxation, BigAlcoholExposed, Collaboration, Conflict Of Interest, Evidence, FENSA, Heineken, IARD, NCDs, Partnership, Public Health, Universal Health Coverage, WHO, WHO Foundation
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