Belarus supports WHO’s efforts to help Ukraine’s civilians. Belarusian Health Minister Dmitry Pinevich stated during the 75th Health Assembly of the World.

As per the minister, the system effectively may make a difference since health is a shared good, which helps establish bridges between people. The Health for Peace Agreement improves activities and effects via communication, engagement, inclusivity, and trust-building.

“Faced with rising demand on medical systems, including our own, we feel it’s crucial to retain access for people in need”. Dmitry Pinevich urged his colleagues to utilize their considerable sway and organizational resources to maintain pharmaceutical and medical equipment supply routes open and to sustain global technical support.

The minister also discussed Belarus’ COVID-19 reaction. According to him, Belarus’ coronavirus response plan relies on good public administration, the healthcare system, and a large hospital bed capacity. Even the smallest district has a tiny infectious diseases hospital. Epidemiological protection network is operational.

During the epidemic, the nation acquired medical supplies and organized industries to make oxygen. Routine health services weren’t interrupted. In excess of $2 billion form government reserves has been spent on healthcare alone to combat the epidemic.

“This prevented a lockdown. We’ve learnt to deal with the epidemic without intervention. We seem to have been able to adjust to a new setting quickly and discover inventive answers without hysteria or fuss”.  Dmitry Pinevich stated it may be exported through WHO.

Delegates are discussing preparedness and response to public health emergencies, as well as the plan of action for the prevention and control of Delegates are discussing preparedness plans to public health emergencies,  as well as the plan of action for NCD’s (non-communicable diseases).

Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the current Director-General, will be nominated by the Executive Board during its 150th session in January 2022.

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