Cities Hold the Key: Prioritizing Equity in the COVID-19 Recovery

World Health Organization (WHO) published this video item, entitled “Cities Hold the Key: Prioritizing Equity in the COVID-19 Recovery” – below is their description.

Cities were at the epicentre of the COVID-19 outbreak and have mounted a remarkable response. Urban centres now face the challenge of vaccine distribution. Speakers will highlight their response to the pandemic, steps to ensure equitable vaccine distribution and recovery, and how their policies can serve as models for governments and regions worldwide.

Keynote speakers:

Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization.

Michael R. Bloomberg, 108th mayor of New York City and founder of Bloomberg Philanthropies.

José Luis Castro, President and CEO of Vital Strategies.

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