Immediately Mr Gennady Gatilov, Everlasting Consultant of the Everlasting Mission of the Russian Federation, and WHO Director-Common Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus signed 4 new memoranda of understanding (MoU) agreements together with a contribution for an quantity exceeding US$ 15 million to help precedence well being actions. The main target areas embody the Worldwide Well being Laws (2005) ; implementation of the COVID-19 Strategic Preparedness and Response Plan; growing the amount of WHO well being data within the Russian language to advertise well being literacy in Russian talking nations; decreasing maternal, new child and baby deaths; and strengthening WHO human assets.
“The Russian Federation has been in necessary companion and Member State of WHO, and has persistently demonstrated its stable dedication and powerful help to WHO and the worldwide well being group,” mentioned WHO Director-Common Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. “I thank the Russian Federation for his or her beneficiant help to WHO’s precedence well being actions.”
As an important actor within the world well being area and a valued and acknowledged WHO donor, the Russian Federation persistently contributes experience, monetary, human, technical and different assets to help the worldwide group in tackling a broad spectrum of world well being challenges. Extra not too long ago, all through 2020 Russia has contributed substantial assets to help a variety of precedence WHO tasks to realize health-related SDGs, equivalent to maternal, new child and baby well being, help to the worldwide COVID-19 response, and non-communicable ailments prevention and management.
A signing ceremony has taken place to commemorate this necessary new contribution with the participation of the Everlasting Mission of the Russian Federation to the United Nations Workplace and different Worldwide Organizations in Geneva, WHO and different Worldwide Organizations in Geneva. “WHO performs a key function because the directing and coordinating authority on worldwide well being issues,” mentioned Everlasting Consultant Gennady Gatilov. “The Authorities of the Russian Federation confirms its dedication to enhancing its constructive cooperation with WHO. Russia stays a dependable companion of the WHO and appears ahead to additional collaboration with all events as a way to strengthen the Group’s capability.”