The World Health Organization (WHO) has released its first tranche of emergency funding of $175,000 to provide life-saving healthcare to the “vulnerable population” in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar.
The WHO South-East Asia Regional Health Emergency Fund (SEARHEF) grant will support 20 mobile medical teams to provide essential services for at least two months. The grant is also being used to procure essential medicines and medical supplies to be distributed to pre-existing health facilities in Cox’s Bazar area.
Important Takeaways from Above News-
- Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is the newly appointed Director-General of World Health Organization.
- WHO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.
Source- The Indian Express