Covid-19: debate with Dr Michael J. Ryan from WHO

29-05-2020 - 18:14
Dr Michael J Ryan from World Health Organization Dr Michael J Ryan from World Health Organization
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On 29 May, an extraordinary meeting of the Committee took place remotely. DEVE Members had the opportunity to exchange views with Dr Michael Ryan, Executive Director of the World Health Organization's Health Emergencies Programme.
Following the publication of the communication on the EU response to Covid-19 and the adoption by the World Health Assembly of the resolution on "Covid-19 response", Dr Ryan and MEPs discussed the specific challenges faced by developing countries and the impact of the pandemic on the international humanitarian and development response.