What will it take to bring the pandemic under control? Vaccine equality, social measures and supporting the health workforce, says the head of the World Health OrganizationHealth 4 January 2022
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is director general of the World Health Organization
To change the course of the covid-19 pandemic, the international community must demonstrate a true commitment to urgent action and equity across all fronts of health.
To succeed, it will mean achieving several essential objectives. It will mean sharing what is needed to save lives now, from vaccines, diagnostics and treatments for the most vulnerable to PPE for health workers.
In particular, it will mean reaching the target of vaccinating 70 per cent of people in all countries by the …