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FT Health Discusses Upcoming Gavi Replenishment Conference, Features Interview With Uganda’s Minister Of Health On Impact, Challenges Of COVID-19

Financial Times: FT Health: D-Day for donors as vaccines summit aims to raise $7.4bn The Financial Times’ monthly global health newsletter discusses Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance’s five-year replenishment conference, which will take place this Thursday, June 4, and features an interview with Jane Aceng, Uganda’s minister of health, on the…

U.N. Postpones Climate Summit Until Late 2021; Organizations Representing 40M Health Workers Urge G20 To Consider Air Pollution, Climate In COVID-19 Recovery Plans

The Guardian: World health leaders urge green recovery from coronavirus crisis “Doctors and medical professionals from around the globe have called on world leaders to ensure a green recovery from the coronavirus crisis that takes account of air pollution and climate breakdown. More than 200 organizations representing at least 40…

World Risks ‘Unimaginable Devastation’ From COVID-19 If Actions Not Taken, U.N. SG Guterres Warns At High-Level Meeting On Development Financing

U.N. News: COVID-19: Act now or risk ‘unimaginable devastation’ globally, warns U.N. chief “Unless countries across the world act together now, the COVID-19 pandemic will cause ‘unimaginable devastation and suffering around the world,’ U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres said on Thursday at a virtual high-level meeting on financing for development. Painting…

U.N., Canada, Jamaica To Convene World Leaders In Effort To Boost Funding For Developing Countries; AP, Devex Examine Leadership, Key Development Players During Pandemic

Reuters: U.N. calls meeting to boost pandemic support for developing countries “U.N. officials said they will meet on Thursday with over a dozen world leaders to discuss shoring up financial support for emerging economies, hit hard by the pandemic’s economic fallout. The online meeting comes amid surging coronavirus infections in…

U.N. SG Guterres Calls For Solidarity In COVID-19 Response In WHA Address

U.N. News: U.N. chief renews call for COVID-19 solidarity as WHO warns ‘majority’ of world still at risk “A ‘massive’ and combined effort by all countries is needed to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic, U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres said on Monday, as U.N. health agency head, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, insisted that…

Trump Threatens To Permanently Freeze WHO Funding; HHS Secretary Azar Says WHO COVID-19 Response ‘Cost Many Lives’ In WHA Video Message; WHO DG Tedros Vows To Review Agency’s Work At ‘Appropriate’ Time

Devex: U.S. missing, China takes leader spotlight at WHA “Chinese President Xi Jinping said China will provide $2 billion over two years to help with the COVID-19 response, just as U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to permanently freeze funding to the World Health Organization. Trump was absent from the virtual…