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WHO Director-General's opening remarks at the media briefing on COVID-19 - 29 May 2020 - The launch of the COVID-19 Technology Access Pool

COVID-19 Press Conference (29 May) for the launch of the COVID-19 Technology Access Pool

  • This is an initiative aimed at making health tools to fight COVID-19 accessible to all.
  • Today's event will host an array of leaders from across the UN, academia, industry and civil society.
  • The Pool was first proposed in March by President Carlos Alvarado of Costa Rica, who joins WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus today at the official launch -- along with Prime Minister Mia Mottley of Barbados and Aksel Jacobsen, State Secretary, Norway.


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