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.