Media Outlets Summarize Outcomes Of WHO Executive Board Meeting

Devex: 13 things to know about WHO’s Geneva deliberations
“…Though a stark contrast to the flashy, fast-paced atmosphere of the World Economic Forum, the deliberations at the WHO headquarters in Geneva had their own share of entertaining and intense moments. Here’s what to know from WHO’s weeklong 142nd executive board meeting…” (Ravelo, 1/29).

Intellectual Property Watch: WHO Executive Board Agrees On Actions To Boost R&D, Access To Medicines
“After long deliberations, the World Health Organization Executive Board agreed [Friday] to ask member states and the organization to implement recommendations aiming at improving innovation and access to medicines…” (Saez, 1/26).

Intellectual Property Watch: Importance Of Flu Pandemic Preparedness Confirmed By WHO Board Decision
“One hundred years after the great Spanish flu pandemic, World Health Organization members [Friday] underlined their satisfaction with the organization’s framework to get countries best prepared for the next pandemic: The WHO Executive Board agreed on keeping most of the funds coming to the framework for preparedness measures, and a smaller portion for response measures, unless emergency strikes…” (Saez, 1/26).

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