World Health Organization members approve nearly $7 billion budget for next 2 years

Member states of the World Health Organization on Monday approved a $6.83 billion budget for the next two years which includes a 20% hike in their mandatory fees.The proposal for the 2024-2025 budget passed with no objections and was met with lengthy applause. Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus described the step as “historic and a big milestone”.WHO DOWNGRADES CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC, NO LONGER A GLOBAL EMERGENCY The World Health Organization logo is seen near its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, on Feb. 2, 2023. The organization approved a nearly $7 billion budget for the next two years. (REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo)CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP “We don’t take it lightly, and we don’t take it for granted and we’ll do everything that we can to make this organization better,” he added.

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