The World Health Organization (WHO) has called on countries to strengthen cooperation between the two countries and avoid new pandemic alerts.
At the 76th World Health Assembly, held this week in Geneva (Switzerland), various ministers and representatives reviewed the work of the World Health Organization. World Health Organization (WHO) After the COVID-19 pandemic. Similarly, health ministers have warned against increasing equity to successfully deal with new pandemics.
In an intervention in the press, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said, “We know what the problem is and we know the solution. What we need is action and accountability.” It is imperative that we act.”
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Countries announce increased cooperation to avoid new alerts
Health Minister Jimena Aguilera, attending the event, asserted that the pandemic “has reshaped the global health landscape, demonstrating the interdependence of health security and economic security”.
“This crisis has also exposed enormous inequalities that exist not only between nations, but also between nations,” he said. symbolized,” he said.
Similarly, in the Director’s intervention, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)Gervus Barbosa referred to the fact that countries must avoid emergencies related to “historic patterns of panic and inaction in the face of the threat of a pandemic”.
“This is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to fit-for-purpose and strengthen the foundations of global health emergency preparedness and response,” said Barbosa.
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WHO budget increased to combat new pandemic
As a precautionary measure, concerned countries agreed to develop an international instrument to strengthen their response to the pandemic.
Ultimately, Member States voted in favor of increasing the WHO’s global budget to $6,834.2 million. Finally, Tedros emphasized that the budget of the organization he leads has increased significantly.