COVID ‘Shot for All’, not a luxury, but development priority: UNDP

File Photo via UN

(United Nations News) Top politicians joined award-winning African performers and others on Tuesday, in New York, to take part in a special event organised by the UN Development Programme (UNDP), to discuss how COVID-19 vaccines can be fairly distributed worldwide, as a key priority for development. 

Under the banner of A Shot for All, on the margins of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly, prominent leaders and personalities stressed the importance of vaccine equity and how to achieve universal access, particularly in developing countries and marginalised communities in Africa. 

For the UN agency, the goal is not a luxury, but an urgent global development priority.  

Read more at: United Nations News

Comments are closed.

%d bloggers like this: