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World Health Organization (WHO) published this video item, entitled “The world needs WHO Now more than ever – Programme budget 2020–2021, mid-term review.” – below is their description.
2020 will be remembered as a year defined by COVID-19 and its catastrophic human, economic and social impacts. It was WHO’s most challenging year yet, as it was for the health systems of many countries. The 2020 mid-term review shows how WHO rose to meet the challenges, in the fastest, most far-reaching response to a global emergency.
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