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Action for COVID Tools Accelerator – Digging into the figures and briefing

Leaders of the Action for COVID Tools Accelerator (ACT-Accelerator) laid out their mission, their financial needs and their investment case. The briefing shed light on what the ACT-Accelerator is, what it is not, and how, if we all pull together, we might just be able to raise the funds needed to get these urgent tools out the door, and crucially get them to every corner of the world, regardless of personal or national wealth.

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EU launches vaccine strategy: will it be global?

The European Commission proposed a new Vaccine Strategy for the EU. While the strategy at its core has the objective of securing the necessary volumes of a safe vaccine for EU citizens at a good price, the EC also expressed its commitment to make it accessible for all the regions of the world, in particular the most vulnerable countries who struggle to secure vaccines for their populations.

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Pandemic Action Network’s support for WHO statement

Pandemic Action Network believes that the world needs a strong World Health Organization both to stop this pandemic and to help ensure every country are better prepared to manage future pandemic threats.  No country is safe from pandemics until every country is safe. 

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The wrong decision for America and the world

Last week, the Administration took the first formal step to initiate the US withdrawal from the World Health Organization (WHO). This decision will have huge negative consequences for America and the world – never more so than in the middle of a global pandemic.

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What Germany’s Leadership Can Achieve Over the Next Six Months

On July 1, Germany will take over the Presidency of the Council of the EU. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced Germany to radically revise its priorities for a ‘crisis’ presidency, but it is also an opportunity for the country to show strong leadership on the EU stage, and most importantly on the world stage.

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