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Publication | 24 November 2020

WHO manifesto for a healthy recovery from COVID-19

COVID-19 is the greatest global shock in decades. Hundreds of thousands of lives have been lost, and the world’s economy likely faces the worst recession since the 1930s. The resulting loss of employment and income will cause further damage to livelihoods, health, and sustainable development. National governments are now committing trillions of dollars, in a matter of weeks, to maintain and eventually resuscitate economy activity. The following 6 WHO prescriptions and accompanied actionables are practical steps for implementing the WHO Manifesto for a healthy recovery from COVID-19. They aim at creating a healthier, fairer and greener world while investing to maintain and resuscitate the economy hit by the effects of COVID-19.

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