According to multiple world leaders, what we experienced with COVID-19 will happen again and again and again. It’s not a question of if, but when.
A new international treaty for pandemic preparedness and response, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), “would be to foster a comprehensive, multi-sectoral approach to strengthen national, regional and global capacities and resilience to future pandemics.”
But what does it mean? In this video, Joe Martino, sat down with Shabnam Palesa Mohamed from the World Council For Health—a coalition of scientists, doctors, lawyers, and civil society advocacy organizations—to discuss the WHO’s international pandemic treaty and what’s at stake.
There are several concerning aspects showcased within the early documents released by the WHO.