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Two Ways to Take Action for India Now

As high-income countries, such as the U.S., have accelerated vaccination and have preemptively eased masking guidance, the pandemic rages around the world. Most notably, India is in the grips of a terrible and all-too-real nightmare with the highest daily number of COVID-19 cases and deaths of any country. Here are two ways to take action for India now.

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Pandemic Action Network Statement on the Report of the Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response: Make it the Last Pandemic

Pandemic Action Network welcomes the long-awaited final report from the Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response, which provide a starting point both to accelerate the end of this crisis and build a better prepared world. The Network looks forward to ensuring this report doesn’t just sit on the shelf and working to engage and urge leaders to end this pandemic while pandemic-proofing our future.

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Call-to-action to African Leaders: Scale Up COVID-19 Testing Now

As the world looks back on one full year of living in the COVID-19 pandemic, the response is still far from over. With only 41 million tests conducted in Africa since the start of the pandemic, and 28,030 tests conducted per million people there is an urgent need for African Union (AU) member states to scale-up testing.

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Lessons Learned — One Year of Collective Action 

One year ago, we launched Pandemic Action Network knowing that no single stakeholder or sector can tackle pandemic preparedness or response alone. Together, over the past year, our innovative Network has learned lessons and earned progress while remaining agile to act amidst an ever-changing political landscape and compounding social crises.

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U.S. Global Health Experts Urge G7 Action to Vaccinate the World Quickly and Equitably

A coalition of global health experts today called on G7 leaders to share at least 1 billion, and aim for 2 billion, vaccine doses to low- and middle-income countries by the end of this year, and more urgently help countries distribute and deliver vaccines quickly and equitably across their populations, striving to achieve at least 60%, and ideally 70%, vaccination coverage in every country in 2022.

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June 7 - Blog Post G7 Finance Ministers

It’s G7 Week — Will It Deliver The Global Covid-19 Plan We Desperately Need?

At the G7 Leaders’ Summit, leaders face two choices: they can either decide to take the fight against COVID-19 to another level and agree on a comprehensive global plan to end the pandemic everywhere for everyone or choose to continue with the piecemeal approach that has characterized the global response until now, thus prolonging this crisis for those who are most vulnerable. 

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Call-to-action: Global Roadmap to Vaccinate the World

We are calling on leaders to agree to a Global Roadmap to Vaccinate the World to achieve global herd immunity as soon as possible. The Roadmap should set out a comprehensive, coordinated strategy; increase and improve the global supply of all COVID-19 tools, and full cost the response in a burden-sharing model.

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