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WHO, partners co-host meeting on sustainable preparedness for health security

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Health Desk- 30 Sep 2020: The World Health Organization and the Governments of the Republic of Finland, the Republic of Indonesia and the French Republic will co-host a meeting on Sustainable preparedness for health security and resilience: Adopting a whole-of-society approach and breaking the “panic-then-forget” cycle on 1 October 2020.

This meeting will bring together Ministers of Health and beyond, UN agencies, partners and donors interested and involved in public health emergency preparedness and response.

It will capture good practices and lessons learnt in countries, explore innovative ways to address challenges, and seize opportunities and advances made during the COVID-19 pandemic to build better preparedness against future health threats.

Key objectives of the session are to- Highlight experiences and lessons learnt by countries in emergency preparedness before and during the COVID-19 pandemic; Advocate for long-term, sustainable emergency preparedness through diplomacy, investments, capacity building and health system strengthening; Advocate applying a whole-of-society approach in countries for sustainable emergency preparedness through effective multisectoral collaboration and community engagement.