Tag: World Health Assembly (WHA)

Canada and G7 Partners Endorse ‘Global Network Approach’ to Handling Pandemics

News Analysis Canada and its G7 partners recently signed a pact to address pandemic readiness with a focus on “collaborative surveillance” and “predictable rapid response.” On May 19 and May 20, Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos met with counterparts from G7 nations in Berlin, Germany, to discuss how to “advance a global network approach to enhance…


Ranking Member of House Foreign Affairs Committee: ‘WHO Must Ignore the CCP’s Attempts to Sideline Taiwan’

Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas), the Ranking Member on the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee, expressed strong opposition on Friday to China blocking Taiwan from the World Health Assembly (WHA), the decision-making body of the World Health Organization (WHO). McCaul told The Epoch Times, “The WHO must ignore the CCP’s [Chinese Communist Party’s] attempts to sideline…


Taiwan Health Official: China Blocking Taiwan From the World Health Assembly is ‘Blocking the Health Rights of the Whole World’

This week, one of Taiwan’s top public health officials addressed the issue of China blocking Taiwan from attending the World Health Assembly—the decision-making body for the World Health Organization—stating, “If you block Taiwan, you are not blocking Taiwanese health rights, you are blocking the health rights of the whole world. Dr. Shiing Jer Twu, the…