WHO warns that the world will face “even greater challenges” as the pandemic ends

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The Director General of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, warned this Monday that once the pandemic is over, the world will face “even greater challenges than before it began: poverty, hunger, inequality, non-communicable diseases, climate change and more.”

“We cannot, we must not return to the same patterns of exploitation of production and consumption, the same contempt for the planet, the same cycle of panic and abandonment and the same divisive politics that fueled this pandemic,” Held Ghebreyesus during the opening of the 10th World Conference on Health Promotion, held in Geneva.

In parallel, manifested that “it is time to stop thinking about health as a component of the economy and instead look at how the economy can support the social goal of Health for All, as an investment that is the foundation of productive, resilient and inclusive economies “. “Covid-19 has shown that when health is at risk, everything is at risk”, riveted.

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