New Delhi (SunstarTV Bureau): With an aim to make the world ready to battle against epidemics and pandemics, the director general, Tedhos Adhanom Ghebreyesus of World Health Organisation (WHO) has called on countries to invest in their public health system, on Sunday.
According to WHO chief, the virtue of investment by government, society, health approach in public health system, in the future will create more resilient and sustainable world.
Today is the first ever International Day of Epidemic Preparedness. In the past 12 months, lives and livelihoods have been turned upside down by #COVID19. But over the years @WHO and our partners have warned that the world is not prepared for a pandemic.pic.twitter.com/lZiUD41S3U
— Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (@DrTedros) December 27, 2020
“History tells us that COVID19 will not be the last pandemic. We must commit to end the cycle of panic and neglect and invest in preparedness now so that our children inherit a safer, more sustainable world,” Ghebreyesus twitted.
United Nations (UN) general assembly has called the first ever International day of preparedness on a view to showcase the importance of preventation, partnership and an adequate action against the epidemics.