Live: The World Health Summit 2020 takes place in digital form

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    World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Stella Kyriakides speak on the theme of Achieving Health for All Through Digital Collaboration at the World Health Summit. This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the leading global health conference is being held exclusively in digital form. The central topics of the summit this year include pandemic preparedness, climate change and global health and the role of the European Union in global health.

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