Only WHO qualified to lead global health governance

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2021-06-05

PhototakeninBrussels,BelgiumonMay24,2021showsthelivestreamofthe74thWorldHealthAssemblyheldattheWorldHealthOrganization(WHO)headquartersinGeneva,Switzerland.[Photo/Xinhua]TheCOVID-19pandemicisthem,andhashighlightedthepoorglobalcoordinationonhealthissues,inadequateinvestmentinprimaryhealthcare,,strengtheningpublichealthgovernancehasbecomeperhapsasimporhealthgovernance,strengtheningitsroleandenhancingitsauthorityi,strengtheningtheWHOsauthoritywillgiveustheweialforinformingcountries,theimpactofsuchinformationdependslar,many,includinganumberofworldleaders,reliedoninaccurateinformationtoraisequestionsandmakefalseclaims,dvice,tchfalsities,,astr,,too,hasbeenrepeatedlyremindedtheworldtotakefuturepandemicsasseriouslyas"thethreatofwar".Eventhoughwecanneverbefullypreparedforeventualities,andanemergingcommunicablediseaseoroutbreakmaycatchusbysurprise,westillneedtopreparetodealwescientists,thespeedandscaleofvaccinedevelopment,theproliferationofdiagnostictools,andthediscoveryofprove,throughdecade-longinvestmentinglobalbiomedicalresearchandtechnologies,,weneedtoicalresearch,helpdeveloptoolsforstructuralanalysesandprediction,standardizemethodsfordatacollection,andmonitor,,foryearstheWHOhasbeencallin,evenbeforethecoronaviruspandemicbrokeout,halfoftheworldspopulationlackedaccesstoessentialmedicalcare,morethan800millionpeoplewerespendingatleast10percentoftheirhouseholdincomeonhealthcare,andou,thepandemichaswidenedtheracial,,resource-richcountrieshavemucheasieraccesstoadvancedmedicaltools,personalprotectiveequipment,,thepandemichasalsohighlightedourinterdependence:,countriesneedtohonortheirpledgetotheWHOandCOVAX,thevaccineinitiativeco-ledbytheWHO;GAVI,theVaccineAlliance;andtheCoalitionforEpidemicPreparednessandInnovations,toensureequitabl,theWHOsleadershipandexpertiseshouldbeusedtohelpcountriesscaleuptheirprimaryhealthcareinvestment,trainhealthworkers,andachieveuniversalhealthcoverageby2030,oveglobalpublichealthgovernanceandensureourworldissafer,fairer,tnecessarilyreflectthoseofChinaDaily.。