Singapore donates 500,000 USD to WHO's plan against coronavirus
Topics: SINGAPORE WHO CORONAVIRUS
According to a press statement jointly issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Health on Monday night, the donation is in response to appeals by the United Nations (UN) and the WHO.
The ministries said that Singapore is deeply concerned about the growing scale of the COVID-19 outbreak and its enormous public health, social and economic impact, including the loss of many precious lives.
"Singapore will continue to work closely with the WHO and the UN to explore how best we can contribute to the ongoing efforts," they added. ■