If all lives matter, where is Canada’s contribition to fight COVID internationally?

Canada doesn’t even make the top 20 donor nations.

 

Contributors to WHO for COVID-19 appeal

Donor Funding received US$
African Development Bank 2 000 000
Australia   1 698 617
Austria 2 205 072
Azerbaijan   5 000 000
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation   10 978 040
Canada     1 624 678
Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) 20 000 000
China 20 100 000
COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund 75 776 612
Czech Republic       258 176
Denmark 7 377 896
European Commission 34 857 614
Finland   1 102 536
France    1 098 901
Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance 5 641 547
Germany 30 480 543
Holy See      111 720
Ireland  6 570 067
Italy      454 545
Japan 47 500 000
King Baudouin Foundation      3 250 000
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 10 000 000
Kuwait 60 000 000
Liechtenstein 320 513
Luxembourg      220 507
New Zealand      648 929
Norway   1 039 393
Novartis International AG 499 690
OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) 500 000
Republic of Korea   3 300 000
Republic of Slovenia        67 873
Singapore 500 000
Slovakia      220 507
Switzerland 698 538
United Kingdom 107 293 740
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) 928 753
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Multi-Partner Trust Fund (MPTF) 1 498 155
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA)    1 795 247
United States 30 289 300
Viet Nam 50 000
Vital Strategies/Resolve to Save Lives      749 925
World Bank  37 762 864

We are asked repeatedly to support each other and together we will flatten the curve and that all lives matter. As the world comes together to fight COVID, we should consider what Canada’s contribution should be in fighting this pandemic.

Consider this infographic

 

 

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