Wafaa El-Sadr, MD, MPH, MPA, global director of ICAP at Columbia University, is one of more than a dozen co-authors on a July 9 Comment in UK medical journal The Lancet criticizing the Trump administration’s decision to withdraw the U.S. from the World Health Organization.

Health and security in the USA and globally require robust collaboration with WHO—a cornerstone of US funding and policy since 1948. The USA cannot cut ties with WHO without incurring major disruption and damage, making Americans far less safe. That is the last thing the global community needs as the world faces a historic health emergency.

Read the full Comment in The Lancet

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