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World Health Organization (WHO) published this video item, entitled “Access to COVID-19 essential tools: three essential ways to fix the global imbalance.” – below is their description.
The shocking global disparity in access to vaccines and other COVID-19 tools remains one of the biggest risks to ending the pandemic. This video is based on speech excerpts from Dr Tedros, WHO Director-General, at the 6th Facilitation Council meeting for ACT-A, the Access to Covid-19 Tools Accelerator. He calls on world leaders to accelerate access to essential COVID-19 tools and to translate that into concrete commitments and action.
ACT Together. ACT now to end the COVID-19 pandemic.
More information: https://www.who.int/news-room/events/detail/2021/05/12/default-calendar/6th-access-to-covid-19-tools-(act)-accelerator-facilitation-council-meetingWorld Health Organization (WHO) YouTube Channel
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