In our 2021 report, @TheGPMB called for leaders to address the global divisions and inequities that have characterised the #COVID19#pandemic. Now, we are once again calling for increased accountability and a renewed commitment to progress. Read more here: bit.ly/3oPjbih
In October 2021, the GPMB called for world leaders to take 5 urgent actions to strengthen #pandemic preparedness. Today, we call for a renewed global commitment and increased accountability from those responsible for making these decisions. Read here: bit.ly/3oPjbih
“We are attempting to solve today’s pandemic and prevent tomorrow’s disaster with yesterday’s tools”
@yodifiji, WHO Special Envoy for the ACT-Accelerator, posits the need for a unified global response to build the #solidarity needed for more robust #pandemic preparedness.
"Planning is not preparedness."
In September 2021, @TheGPMB hosted a series of roundtables discussing the steps to improve global preparedness and turn #wordsintoaction.
@HFineberg discusses the significance of action above planning.
Some criticize the effectiveness of @WHO. If you do, fund it - give it more authority & then hold it more accountable. Contributing to WHO is about investment. “None of us is safe until we all are” shouldn't just be words - we need to translate them into action. #EB150#WHOImpact
Pre #COVID19, up to 53% of 10-year-olds in LMICs could not read or understand simple text. Today, that number has risen to 70%. The latest report from @UNICEF@UNESCO@WBG_Health outlines the urgency of the global educational crisis. Read more: uni.cf/343xIPT
“Vaccination remains a yawning divide between the west and the developing world.”
Read more about the disproprionate impacts of #Covid19 and the role of preparedness in mitigating the consequences of future global health emergencies in this @FT piece: on.ft.com/3qReQMM
Yesterday @TheGPMB held its final Board Meeting for 2021. As the world faces yet another variant of #COVID19 our core values of ambition, equity, & inclusivity in #pandemic preparedness and response have never been more vital.
.@TheGPMB aims to hold world leaders to account in providing purposeful and equitable pandemic prevention and response. We are monitoring the progress of the 5 key actions we called for in our 2021 Report. Read more here ➡️ gpmb.org
With 30 days left in 2021, we are encouraged to see @WHO Member States agree to negotiate a #PandemicTreaty or similar instrument at the closing of @WHASpecial. This essential action ensures progress in pandemic preparedness before the window of opportunity closes.
“We are still so fragmented. We really need a brilliant coalition.”
With applications to join @theGPMB closing 3 December, hear from Board member @VictorDzau on the need for a #brilliantcoalition when moving from #wordsintoaction within the global health emergency space.
We expect significant progress on Action 1 next week as the World Health Assembly adopts a decision to develop a WHO convention, agreement, or other international instrument on pandemic preparedness and response.
In September 2021, @TheGPMB ran a series of roundtable discussions on the most pressing topics in global preparedness, including the need for more sustainable financing. Hear more from @DrJimYongKim6, former @WorldBank President ⬇️
We were honored to have heard from @DrTedros of @WHO at the launch of our third annual report at the @WorldHealthSmt in Berlin. @TheGPMB is delighted to have his support for our 6 critical goals to create a more equitable, safer world - read more ➡️ bit.ly/gpmb2021