Tag: WHO

Denmark considering to support Taiwan’s bid to return to the World Health Organization (WHO)

Denmark’s parliament is considering a resolution to support Taiwan’s bid to return to the World Health Organization (WHO), despite opposition from China, according to Danish media and Taiwan’s representative office. In a Facebook post, Taiwan’s office in Denmark said that six of the ten political parties represented in the Danish parliament are supporting to ask…

Experts: WHO and China could have reacted to Covid-19 faster

Both China and the World Health Organization (WHO) could have responded more quickly to prevent a disaster when the Covid-19 outbreak was in its initial stages. That is the conclusion from a group of independent experts led by former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark and Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who have been examining…

Danish parliament wants Taiwan to rejoin WHO – China opposes

A majority of the Danish parliament, not including the government, has proposed that Taiwan should be allowed to return to the WHO despite strong Chinese opposition. According to Jyllands-Posten, Danish newspaper, the proposal stipulates that Denmark should join other countries such as the UK and USA in supporting Taiwan’s re-entry as an observer in the…

Danish researcher part of WHO-led team expected in China in January to examine COVID-19 origins

In May, health ministers called upon WHO to identify the origins of the virus and how it crossed the species barrier. That came months after China announced  the first cases of pneumonia of unknown cause to the WHO in Wuhan, central China, and closed a market where it is suspected that the novel coronavirus has…