PAHO and ECLAC present joint report on prolonged COVID-19 health crisis and its impact on health, the economy, and social development
WHAT: The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) present their joint report, The prolonged health crisis and its impact on health, the economy, and social development.
The report, the second report by the two organizations since the beginning of the pandemic by COVID-19, defines scenarios for control and evolution of the pandemic in the short term and details recommended actions to strengthen government capacity to respond to the health needs of populations.
WHEN: Thursday 14 October 2021
Dr. Carissa F. Etienne, PAHO Director
- The Health Crisis: Future Scenarios and Strategies from the Health Sector to Control the COVID-19 Pandemic
Mrs. Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC
This report defines potential scenarios for control of the pandemic in the short term as well as long-term action recommended to strengthen the response capacity of countries with regard to the health needs of their populations and determinants in the context of a transformative recovery.