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Eritrea’s Coordinated and Pragmatic Strategy to Fight COVID-19

The Eritrea government strategy of combating COVID-19 consists of taking all requisite measures to prevent an outbreak
The essence of the Eritrea government strategy of combating COVID-19 consists of taking, first and foremost, all requisite measures to prevent an outbreak of the disease and to curtail its transmission through robust, non-Pharmaceutical measures in the event of its occurrence in the country. (Photo: Globetrotter)

BY KIDANE EYOB

Thanks to the almighty and to the selfless Eritrean health service professionals as well as the firm leadership of the Government of Eritrea (GoE), all 39 COVID-19 patients have now made full recovery and all have been discharged from the hospital that was designated to accommodate COVID-19 patients. Continue reading Eritrea’s Coordinated and Pragmatic Strategy to Fight COVID-19

President Trump Suspends Funding to WHO

Cutting World Health Organization funding in the middle of a global pandemic.

President Trump: “I am halting funding to the WHO because the organization has been severely mismanaging and covering up the coronavirus pandemic.”

BY TESFANEWS*

The U.S. will halt funding to the World Health Organization after President Donald Trump accused the global health body of “severely mismanaging” the coronavirus pandemic.

The president floated a potential pause in funding for the agency last week, and followed through with his threat Tuesday, asserting the administration has “deep concerns whether America’s generosity has been put to the best use possible.” Continue reading President Trump Suspends Funding to WHO

WHO Can We Trust?

When the dust has settled and the virus is finally brought under control, a serious question will have to be asked: who can trust the WHO?

The WHO, led by its Director-General Tedros Adhanom, is facing growing criticism over its response to the novel coronavirus. Critics have blamed the organization for leaving other nations unprepared for the virus and some allege the organization helped China conceal the extent of the outbreak.

BY TESFANEWS*

Exactly wherein the WHO’s organization structure the blame for the spread of coronavirus lies is impossible for an outsider to say, but surely the buck must stop eventually with Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. Continue reading WHO Can We Trust?