FILE Image: Director Common of the Earth All round wellness Firm (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a news conference on the situation of the coronavirus (COVID-2019), in Geneva, Switzerland, February 28, 2020. Data/Denis Balibouse/File Image
GENEVA (News) – The head of the Planet Well being Firm (WHO) explained on Monday that he would initiate an unbiased evaluation of its dealing with of the coronavirus pandemic at the “earliest suitable moment” and vowed transparency and accountability.
“We all have lessons to master from the pandemic. Each single nation and each and every organisation need to analyze its response and discover out from its knowledge. WHO is completely commited to transparency, accountability and continual advancement,” WHO director-typical Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus instructed its when-a-year ministerial assembly.
Tedros thanked early higher-stage speakers for their “strong guidance for WHO at this crucial time” and stated that the critique need to encompass duty of “all actors in superior faith”.
“The opportunity continues to be big and we have a lengthy highway to holiday,” Tedros reported. Preliminary serological checks in some nations about the planet confirmed that at most 20% of populations had contracted the situation and “in most spots considerably much less than 10 for each and every cent”, he mentioned.
Reporting by Emma Farge and Stephanie Nebehay