Shared Responsibility, Gobal Solidarity : Responding to the Socio-Economic Impacts of COVID-19

Published By: United Nations | Published Date: March , 2020

The current global health crisis is unlike any in the 75-year history of the United Nations — one that is killing people, spreading human suffering, and upending people’s lives. But this is much more than a health crisis. It is a human crisis. The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is attacking societies at their core.This report is a call to action, for the immediate health response required to suppress transmission of the virus to end the pandemic; and to tackle the many social and economic dimensions of this crisis. It is, above all, a call to focus on people – women, youth, low-wage workers, small and medium enterprises, the informal sector and on vulnerable groups who are already at risk.

Author(s): United Nations (UN) | Posted on: Apr 24, 2020 | Views() | Download (290)

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