World Well being Group Director-Normal Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus satisfied nowadays at WHO Headquarters with H.E. Dr Abdullah Al Rabeeah, Supervisor General of the King Salman Humanitarian Support and Relief Centre (KSrelief) and H.E. Ambassador Abdulmohsen Majed Bin Khothaila Permanent Consultant of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations and Worldwide Corporations in Geneva to focus on opportunities to strengthen the organizations’ collaboration on humanitarian crises.

Dr Al Rabeeah and Dr Tedros agreed on the require to ramp response to cholera outbreaks in the Eastern-Mediterranean location. Dr. Tedros thanked KSrelief for its extended-standing aid to WHO to preserve crucial wellbeing services in Yemen.

Dr Tedros acquired an invitation to go to the 3rd Riyadh International Humanitarian Forum on 20-21 February 2023. WHO will support and actively take part in this significant humanitarian platform, as well being will be an essential ingredient of Forum conversations.

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was WHO’s 10th premier donor in 2020-21. Dr Al Rabeeah and Dr Tedros explored methods to grow KSrelief’s help to the WHO Contingency Fund for Emergencies (CFE). In 2022, the CFE has released US$ 85 million for 34 emergencies close to the globe, enabling WHO’s operate on: Ebola outbreaks in Uganda and DRC the Ukraine conflict Pakistan floods meals insecurity crises in the Sahel and Higher Horn of Africa and the world wide Mpox (monkeypox) outbreak.

Due to the fact 2016, WHO and KSrelief have collaborated on a number of overall health initiatives in crisis options for a complete charge of just in excess of US$ 300 million.

Dr Al Rabeeah and Dr Tedros are fully commited to continue doing work with each other to develop this partnership in buy to answer with each other effectively to humanitarian crises and in direction of a much healthier, safer, additional equitable environment.

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