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'No shortcuts to a healthier world': WHO chief sets out health priorities for the decade

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The head of the UN health agency, WHO, has set out his urgent global health challenges for the next ten years – designated the “Decade of Action” by the UN General Assembly” – and underscored the importance of investing in public health, in a statement released on Monday.

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus wrote that the list of challenges is a response to concern that leaders are not committing sufficient resources to health, and are putting “lives, livelihoods and economies in jeopardy”. The WHO identified 13 priorities for the decade, covering a wide range of issues affecting people across the planet… (UN, January 13, 2020)

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