The 71st WHA will meet in Switzerland from May 21 to May 26, and Taiwan, an important partner in the global health network, seeks participation. For many years, Taiwan has participated in the technical meetings, mechanisms and activities of the WHA and the World Health Organization. Taiwan has contributed greatly to international health and would like to do more, sharing significant medical breakthroughs it has made.
Sidelining Taiwan harms the whole global health network. Only when every member of the international community is included in the collective fight against disease can we minimize the negative effects of the next potential pandemic infection.
We urge the Trump administration to step up its support for Taipei to participate in the upcoming WHA.
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