Unabhängiges Gremium fordert dringende Reformen

Das Independent Panel on Pandemic Preparedness and Response fordert in seinem Abschlußbericht die Weltgemeinschaft auf, die COVID-19-Pandemie gemseinsam und solidarisch zu beenden und eine Reihe mutiger und wesentlicher Reformen zu verabschieden, um die nächste Krise zu verhindern. Das unabhängige und hochranging besetzte Independent Panel wurde im Juli 2020 durch den Generaldirektor der WHO, Dr Tedros…

An insight into COVID-19 in Colombia

AN INSIGHT INTO COVID-19 IN COLOMBIA By Lina Garnica Rosas, June 20, 2020 Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has rapidly increased in the pandemic scale since it first began in Wuhan, China, in December 2019 (1). More than 180 countries have reported cases, including Colombia (2). The Colombian government has established several public health measures to…

An insight into COVID-19 in Peru

An insight into the impact of COVID-19 in Peru Declared as the second hotspot in the Americas after Brazil, Peru is battling to control the COVID-19 pandemic which has already led to almost 200.000 confirmed cases and more than 5.000 deaths. The government of President Vizcarra had responded rapidly by closing international borders and implementing…

An insight into COVID-19 in Venezuela

COVID-19 in Venezuela: the least of the worries. The current pandemic is affecting the global economy and will drastically change the way people behave from now on, from individual to international perspectives. Through the last four months, diverse socio-economic, and health actions implemented by governments worldwide had shown their results, and some of those countries…

An insight into COVID-19 in the Ukraine

An insight into COVID-19 in the Ukraine by Iryna Kanya, MSc Human Rights, Institute for Research in International Assistance, Akkon Hochschule As of 17th of March, there were only 14 registered COVID-19 cases in Ukraine, according to the Ministry of Health. Even though the number of infected was not high in comparison with other European…

SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic: Observations from Australia

SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic: Observations from Australia by Clint Rodgers, Melbourne, Australia In a world that not long ago appeared to be on a relentless trajectory towards globalisation, harmonisation and integration, the response to SARS CoV-2 in many respects exceeds even the most unanticipated political and economic shifts preceding its outbreak. A pandemic of this scale presents…