French president and WHO director-general discuss global health agenda and Global Fund replenishment
French president Emmanuel Macron and director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus met in Paris on January 11, 2019 to discuss the global health agenda. Macron announced the launch of a WHO office in Lyon to support urgent responses to health crises, which will feature a training center.
Macron noted the importance of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 3 Action Plan and highlighted France's support for the initiative. He also referred to the US$14 billion investment required for the Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria's replenishment, which will be held in Lyon on October 10, 2019.