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Bringing the 75th UN General Assembly to the world.

UNGA and related events • September & October 2020

Accelerating the end of the COVID-19 pandemic: taking new solutions to scale and making them equitably accessible, to save lives, protect health systems and restart the global economy

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5opR6x6NMpQ&feature=emb_title&ab_channel=Gavi%2CtheVaccineAlliance On 30 September 2020, the United Nations Secretary-General, the United Kingdom, South Africa and WHO, will organize a virtual high-level side event to mark the progress that has been made in global collaboration to develop and ensure equitable access to new COVID-19 diagnostics, therapeutics and vaccines through the Access to COVID-19 Tools Accelerator (ACT-A)...

Youth and Health: Changemakers in the Changing World

Virtual Event

During the 75th United Nations General Assembly, WHO is proposing to host a side-event on young people’s role in health. In particular, this side-event aims to address the challenges young people face today, in a world changed drastically by the pandemic. The discussion will take a reflective look on young people’s view point of the...

Sustainable preparedness for health security and resilience through a whole-of-society approach: Breaking the “panic-then-forget” cycle

Virtual Event

In light of the unprecedented scale and impact of COVID-19, there is an urgent need to ensure that countries continue to recognize the importance of leadership and coordination, strengthen and maintain International Health Regulations (IHR 2005) core capacities, have effective and resilient health systems, and that all stakeholders across all levels of society including the...

Speed Up IPTp Scale Up

Malaria in pregnancy is a major public health problem with ~11 million pregnancies exposed in Sub-Saharan Africa each year. Malaria in pregnancy can lead to miscarriage, premature delivery and poor future health outcomes for the child and mother. Yet, only 1 in 3 eligible women take a full course of intermittent preventive treatment (IPTp) during...