WHA Action Team to protest in Geneva

FRIENDS:Twenty-one US senators signed a letter to the US secretary of health and human services to ‘express profound concern’ over Taiwan’s exclusion from the WHA

Taipei Times
Date: May 19, 2017
By: Shelley Shan / Staff reporter, with CNA

The government would definitely express its anger and frustration to the WHO about

Minister of Health and Welfare Chen Shih-chung yesterday speaks at a news conference at the Ministry of Health and Welfare in Taipei. Photo: CNA

not being invited to attend the annual World Health Assembly (WHA), Minister of Health and Welfare Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) said yesterday, adding that all protests would be conducted in a legal manner.

The WHA, the decisionmaking body of the WHO, is scheduled to meet in Geneva, Switzerland, from Monday to May 31.

The nation’s delegation, the “WHA Action Team,” is scheduled to depart for Geneva early tomorrow morning, Chen told a news conference in Taipei.

Chen is the designated leader of the team and is being accompanied by key officials from the Ministry of Health and Welfare.    [FULL  STORY]

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