To accommodate reforms, Chan proposes 5 percent increase in WHO contributions

Director-General Margaret Chan talked about reforms in her organization, and the different health threats surrounding the world today. But what exactly did she pledge and commit to in her speech on the opening of the 68th World Health Assembly?

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  • Jenny Lei Ravelo

    Jenny Lei Ravelo is a Devex Senior Reporter based in Manila. She covers global health, with a particular focus on the World Health Organization, and other development and humanitarian aid trends in Asia Pacific. Prior to Devex, she wrote for ABS-CBN, one of the largest broadcasting networks in the Philippines, and was a copy editor for various international scientific journals. She received her journalism degree from the University of Santo Tomas.