The unit will respond to new disease outbreaks
Advisers to the President of the United States Donald trump, who announced the termination of funding of the who, discuss the creation of a state Department unit that will respond to outbreaks of infectious diseases. It is reported Politico, citing sources and documents received.
According to the publication, the new unit may lead the coordinator of the working group of the White house on coronavirus Deborah birx. The newspaper writes that the Department can become “an alternative mechanism” to perform part of the work of the world health organization (who).
Provides that the state Department will appoint a coordinator who will monitor the preparedness of a pandemic, outbreaks of the disease.
The proposal was discussed at a meeting of the national security Council on Thursday, may 21. According to Politico, it has caused disagreement between the state Department and the U.S. Agency for international development (USAID). Representatives of USAID, was unhappy that the creation of a new division can reduce the impact and funding of the Agency.
The representative of USAID said that the state Department was disappointed with the actions of the Agency in the backdrop of the spread of infection coronavirus COVID-19. In addition, informed the working group of the White house on the fight against the disease criticized USAID for the decision to send medical supplies to other countries in the midst of a pandemic.
We will remind, recently trump said that the US considered the possibility to reduce the level of funding of the world health organization up to $ 40 million.
In addition, the President of the United States Donald trump who called puppet, which fulfills the requests of China.