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Bringing the 75th UN General Assembly to the world.

UNGA and related events • September & October 2020

Vaccines for the Many or Only the Few? Immunizations and COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted billions of lives and threatens to reserve decades of development gains. The secondary effects of the pandemic could result in more lives lost from vaccine preventable diseases than from COVID-19. The best way to mitigate the primary and secondary impacts of COVID-19 is to safeguard immunization services and strong health...

Ensuring Equitable Access to Life-saving Immunizations in the time of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted billions of lives and threatens to reverse decades of development gains. Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General warns that "the avoidable suffering and death caused by children missing out on routine immunizations could be far greater than COVID-19 itself." The best way to mitigate the primary and secondary impacts of...

Adaptation Solutions: Helping the World’s Most Vulnerable Adapt and Build Back Better

Virtual Forum

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the world has struggled to address the health crisis and the multiple secondary impacts that came with it. At the same time, in different parts of the globe, the escalating impacts of climate change continue to be felt. The consequence of these overlapping risks is devastating, and there...