Canada backs Taiwan’s bid to attend WHA

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/05/04
By: Hu Yu-li and Elaine Hou

Toronto, May 3 (CNA) Canada has voiced its support for Taiwan’s participation in the

(CNA file photo)

upcoming session of the World Health Assembly (WHA), saying that to exclude Taiwan from the event would create “counter-productive” results for the international health system.

In response to questions by Canadian Senator Thanh Hai Ngo about Taiwan’s participation in the WHA on Tuesday, Peter Harder — the government’s representative in the Senate — said that Canada has been supportive of Taiwan’s participation in international organizations on global health and other areas.

The next session of the WHA, the decision-making body of the World Health Organization (WHO), is scheduled for May 22-31 in Geneva, but Taiwan has yet to receive an invitation from the WHO’s Secretariat.    [FULL  STORY]

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