World Health Organization: what does it do and how does it work?

Donald Trump has provoked controversy by freezing funding to the WHO. But what does the organization do, and why is it so important? Image: Reuters/Denis Balibouse

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Nurses in Yemen are trained in the use of ventilators, recently provided by the WHO in preparation for the possible spread of COVID-19, 8 April 2020.
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