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Future Health Emergencies Require ‘Predictable Funding For Accessible And Effective Health Systems,’ U.N. SG Says

U.N. News Centre: ‘Human security depends on health security,’ Ban says, calling on nations to be proactive
“United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon [Saturday] warned that in the coming years, unexpected new disease outbreaks will hit, and societies that proactively address these challenges are at the heart of secure nations and a safer world. ‘This requires predictable funding for accessible and effective health systems, and predictable support when a health emergency is suspected,’ Mr. Ban told senior government and U.N. system leaders at a high-level event on securing a healthy future for the world, held on the margins of the Sustainable Development Summit…” (9/26).

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