BFM 89.9

Podcast  >  Bigger Picture  >  The Daily Digest  >  U.S. Cuts Funding to WHO In the Midst of a Pandemic

U.S. Cuts Funding to WHO In the Midst of a Pandemic

Dr Khor Swee Kheng, Public Policy Specialist

01-Jun-20 14:30

U.S. Cuts Funding to WHO In the Midst of a Pandemic

Last week, Donald Trump announced that the US will be cutting all ties with the World Health Organisation, which includes no longer funding the global health body. But with the US being the largest funder of the WHO, we take a look at what impact this could have on global public health efforts, including tackling COVID-19. 

Produced by: Lim Sue Ann

Presented by: Sharmilla Ganesan, Lim Sue Ann


Download the BFM mobile app. Stay at home and stay up-to-date.

Tags:  The Bigger PictureThe Daily DigestCOVID-19USAWorld Health OrganizationWHOpandemicDonald Trumppublic healthGovernment/Regulatory/Policy MakingHealthcare, Pharma, BiotechPolitics, News, Current AffairsHealthPoliticsLaw and Legal MattersHealth PolicyDiseases and ConditionsMental HealthHealthy LivingFitnessScienceSocial IssuesMedical Innovation and Technology


Life
Dan Lain-Lain

Share this podcast




Play / Pause

Listen now : Redefining Success: Megan Chng: When Theatre & Fitness Intertwine

Today’s Shows



6:00 AM

The 6AM Stretch

7:00 AM

World Market Watch

7:15 AM

Morning Brief

8:00 AM

The Breakfast Grille

Sim Choo Kheng, Founder & Executive Chairman, Sim Leisure Group

8:30 AM

Morning Brief

9:00 AM

Opening Bell

9:35 AM

Pressing Matters

10:05 AM

Open For Business

Shi Qi Ting, Co-founder, But Honestly

11:05 AM

Raise Your Game

Owen McGab Enaohwo, CEO and Co-Founder, SweetProcess

12:00 PM

Enterprise Biz Bytes

1:00 PM

The Breakfast Grille Repeat

Sim Choo Kheng, Founder & Executive Chairman, Sim Leisure Group

2:05 PM

Redefining Success

Megan Chng: When Theatre & Fitness Intertwine

3:05 PM

Earth Matters

The ABC's of Biodiversity: Sunda Clouded Leopard

4:05 PM

Health & Living

Ask A Doctor: Health Checkups

5:00 PM

The Evening Edition

5:35 PM

Today On Twitter

6:05 PM

Inside Story

7:05 PM

The Evening Edition

7:35 PM

Everyone’s A Critic

8:05 PM

BBC World Service

9:00 PM

GGWP

10:00 PM

Wavelength