Virtual Summit Discusses Treatment Of Children, Highlights Impacts Of COVID-19 Pandemic

IPS: COVID-19 Pandemic an Opportunity to Re-evaluate How we Treat World’s Starving Children
“While the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the entire world, Nobel Laureates and world leaders [on Wednesday] expressed concern that the ongoing crisis is far from being an equalizer. The pandemic has revealed that the most vulnerable and marginalized populations, including and especially children, remain largely unprotected against the virus and its impacts. Kailash Satyarthi, 2014 Nobel Peace Laureate, opened the plenary of the Fair Share of Children Summit, an extraordinary virtual gathering of Nobel Laureates and world leaders, with a sobering statistic. Currently, he said only 0.013 percent of the COVID-19 response had been allocated to the most vulnerable…” (Gathigah, 9/9).

The KFF Daily Global Health Policy Report summarized news and information on global health policy from hundreds of sources, from May 2009 through December 2020. All summaries are archived and available via search.

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Headquarters: 185 Berry St., Suite 2000, San Francisco, CA 94107 | Phone 650-854-9400
Washington Offices and Barbara Jordan Conference Center: 1330 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005 | Phone 202-347-5270

www.kff.org | Email Alerts: kff.org/email | facebook.com/KaiserFamilyFoundation | twitter.com/kff

Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues, the Kaiser Family Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in San Francisco, California.