Solidarity for health as one aim of the Health for All Film Festival – Speech excerpt by Dr Tedros

World Health Organization (WHO) published this video item, entitled “Solidarity for health as one aim of the Health for All Film Festival – Speech excerpt by Dr Tedros” – below is their description.

“The WHO Health for All Film Festival was founded on the idea that solidarity begins with shared experience” said Dr Tedros, WHO Director-General, at the opening of awards ceremonies on 14 May 2021. Please, watch all sessions of this event at and the playlist of winning films is at

Indeed, the individuals and communities who are sharing their stories in this festival are shining a powerful light on the different ways that people around the world experience health and health care. Therefore, this film festival contributes to health promotion, health education and solidarity for health. Dr Tedros also highlighted that WHO would like to sustain it for many years to come!

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