At World Health Summit, Global South Representatives Assess COVID-19-Related Setbacks, Welcome Advice, Technical Expertise But Not Orders From Richer Nations

Devex: At the World Health Summit, global south representatives had a message for donors
“Representatives from the global south used this year’s World Health Summit to send a message to their counterparts in richer countries: They have a vision for how to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, and while they welcome advice and technical expertise, they are not interested in being told what to do. The summit, one of the first major global health gatherings since the pandemic began, offered an opportunity for a stock-taking of just how severely the crisis has undermined global health goals. Officials detailed the setbacks they have sustained…” (Green, 10/28).

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