WHO head has done ‘good work’, says Cyril Ramaphosa on behalf of AU
Earlier in the week, Donald Trump threatened to pull US funding to the WHO‚ saying that it was ‘China-centric’ and that it ‘called [the coronavirus pandemic] wrong’
The AU (AU) — through its chair President Cyril Ramaphosa — has thrown its weight behind the World Health Organisation (WHO)‚ in the face of criticism by US president Donald Trump. In a statement on Wednesday night‚ the AU commended the WHO for its “good work” in dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.
Ramaphosa was particularly full of praise for the WHO's director-general, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus‚ who was described as showing “exceptional leadership ... from the earliest stages of this unprecedented global health crisis”...