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World Health Organization (WHO) published this video item, entitled “Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator: “fair-share” contributions are beneficial to all.” – below is their description.
Funding the ACT Accelerator fairly is not an active charity; it’s a global insurance policy to protect us all. Unprecedented international support drove USD 14.6 Bn in funding to the ACT Accelerator over 2020-21, but a USD 18.5 Bn gap remains for 2021.
The “fair-share” contributions initiative will ensure equitable investment alongside equitable distribution of effective and safe vaccines, tests and treatments.
ACT Together. ACT now to end the COVID-19 pandemic.
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