WHO donors in 2016 (US, Gates Foundation, UK, GAVI Alliance, Japan): Setting the agenda for global public health?

In the run up to the 70th World Health Assembly (22 May 2017 - 31 May 2017), the World Health Organization prepared a document (A70/INF./4, 16 May 2017) entitled, Voluntary contributions by fund and by contributor, 2016. Total voluntary contributions to WHO in 2016 amounted to $1,717,219,177 which represented a dip from the 2015 figure of $1,836,970,206.

Here is a non-exhaustive list detailing the sources of voluntary contributions to WHO and the size of their respective contributions in 2016.

United States of America: $324,156,696
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: $275,858,618
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: $133,843,104
GAVI Alliance: $75,420,327
Japan: $68,247,123
National Philanthropic Trust: $66,650,000
Rotary International: $52,842,093
European Commission: $45,573,156
United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF): $44,096,161
Germany: $39,662,977
Australia: $39,660,593
Canada: $38,599,722
Sweden: $34,160,596
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA): $31,334,222
Norway: $30,459,188
Pakistan: $29,325,983
Netherlands: $22,954,659
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP): $20,762,760
United Arab Emirates: $18,421,838
UNITAID – International Drug Purchase Facility: $18,013,206
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF): $17,901,880
Republic of Korea: $16,130,941
African Development Bank Group: $13,622,299
Emirates Red Crescent: $13,014,320
Hoffmann-La Roche and Co Ltd: $11,742,696
United Nations Foundation: $10,438,836
Yemen: $9,968,668
Switzerland: $9,924,932
France: $9,363,647
Luxembourg: $9,328,650
Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS): $9,031,464
Angola: 8,717,247
Kuwait: $8,500,000
Belgium: $7,803,790
India: $6,995,975
Guinea: $6,717,303
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA): $6,110,972
International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (IUATLD): $6,049,948
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK): $6,023,494
Russian Federation: $5,524,228
China: $5,170,000
Sanofi-Pasteur: $5,000,000
Fondation d’Entreprise Sanofi Espoir: $4,331,546
Saudi Arabia: $4,754,822
KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation: $4,026,510
Denmark: $3,646,179
Gilead Sciences Inc : $3,599,050
Sanofi-Aventis: $3,500,000
Macao, SAR, People’s Republic of China: $3,385,000
Merck Sharp and Dohme-Chibret: $3,276,212
Italy: $3,204,916
Kobe Group (Hyogo Prefecture Kobe Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Kobe Steel, Ltd.): $3,000,000
Nigeria: 2,852,602
Medimmune: $2,668,795
Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM): $2,469,931
Nippon Foundation: $2,450,000
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP): $2,331,057
Sicilia, Italy: $2,223,285
Lebanon: $2,113,955
Korean Foundation for International Healthcare (KFIH)– Dr Lee Jong-Wook Memorial Fund: $2,093,980
Sindh, Pakistan: $1,968,321
Spain: $1,884,550
Generalitat de Catalunya, Spain: $1,767,285
Turkey: $1,693,562
New Zealand: $1,505,697
Lao People’s Democratic Republic : $1,300,728
Program for Appropriate Technology In Health (PATH): $1,262,149
World Vision International: $1,153,505
World Bank: $1,000,000
David and Lucile Packard Foundation : $960,000
CSL Limited: $923,396
Bayer AG: $867,694
OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID): $850,000
Flemish Government, Belgium: $832,408
Carter Center: $800,000
Richter Gedeon Vegyeszeti Gyar: $780,095
Grand Challenges Canada: $755,555
Rockefeller Foundation: $727,175
Research Foundation for Microbial Diseases of Osaka: $674,829
Eli Lilly and Company Foundation, UK: $616,699
Christoffel-Blindenmission: $603,013
International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF): $503,000
Novartis: $500,000
United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security (UNTFHS): $481,342
Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd.: $469,808
Bloomberg Family Foundation : $485,000
Sightsavers: $398,990
Uppsala Monitoring Centre: $350,000
South Africa: $342,657
International Organization for Migration (IOM): $313,226
United States Fund for UNICEF: $340,931
BASF Corporation: $277,390
Wellcome Trust: $243,000
University of Bergen: $226,719
Western Australia, Australia: $200,000
Syngenta Crop Protection AG: $160,000