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Accelerating the end of the COVID-19 pandemic: Taking new solutions to scale to save lives, protect health systems and restart the global economy
30 Sep 2020 -  The high-level side event hosted by the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Kingdom, South Africa, and the UN Secretary-General, aims to build stronger political consensus for a coordinated global response to COVID-19 and champion the importance and urgency of equitable access to new tools, especially effective vaccines. It also seeks to catalyze a step-change in support for the Access to COVID-19 Tools Accelerator (ACT-A), the most promising solution for global equitable access to the tools needed to accelerate the end of the pandemic.
Speakers will include UN Secretary-General António Guterres; WHO Director General Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus; President Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada; Co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Bill Gates; and World Bank Group President David Malpass.