Health for All Film Festival event PART 2

World Health Organization (WHO) published this video item, entitled “Health for All Film Festival event PART 2” – below is their description.

Winners of the second edition of our short film festival are announced and receive their trophies during various awards ceremonies showcasing each category of our competition. Learn more and check the detailed event agenda at This 14 May 2021 event was a great opportunity to listen to discussions between the filmmakers, the festival’s jurors and WHO experts.

Many health topics will be covered, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) and environmental health with a special emphasis on the themes of health and care workers, health equity needs and health promotion.

Please, use the chat discussion and/or comments of this Youtube stream to play the game proposed during the event, and listen carefully to the opening session to know more about this game.

French and Spanish translation of the event will also be streamed on .

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