WHO 25.04 2022


Virtual Press Conference on COVID-19
and other global health issues

When: Tuesday, 26 April at 17.00 CEST

Subject: World Immunization Week, ACT-Accelerator, COVID-19, Ukraine and other global health issues

The directors of several agencies from the ACT-Accelerator partnership will participate to mark the two-year anniversary of the ACT-Accelerator, reflect on progress and urgent priorities ahead to facilitate equitable access to COVID-19 treatments, tests, vaccines and PPE.

Speakers include:

  • Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General WHO
  • Dr Seth Berkley – CEO, Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance
  • Dr Philippe Duneton – Executive Director, Unitaid 
  • Dr Bill Rodriguez – CEO, FIND 
  • Dr. Juan Pablo Uribe – Global Director for Health, Nutrition and Population, World Bank 

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By phone:


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WHO reserves the right to remove any participant whose behaviour causes any disruption.  The event is also broadcast on WHO social media channels and you can follow it there.

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For translation during the press conference, choices are under “interpretation” or “language interpretation”, depending on which version of Zoom you use.

Due to the volume of questions, we are no longer able to take them from phone callers and interpretation is not available via telephone.

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