The Rockefeller Basis and WHO evaluation strategic instructions of collaboration to advertise international well being

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On 8-10 November 2021, Dr Naveen Rao, Senior Vice President, Well being and different senior representatives from The Rockefeller Basis joined World Well being Group (WHO) representatives to evaluation the strategic instructions of collaboration between the 2 Organizations. Notably they mentioned assist for the WHO Well being Emergencies Programme and the Science Division, together with the WHO Hub on for Pandemic and Epidemic Intelligence, genomic surveillance, infodemiology, vaccine fairness and demand technology and WHO’s ongoing work with philanthropic organizations.

The Rockefeller Basis and WHO have labored collectively to deal with international well being challenges since WHO was first established. The assist of the Basis has been – and can proceed to be – basic, serving to WHO to make main advances in offering equitable well being outcomes for all.”


Ms Jane Ellison, Government Director, Exterior Relations and Governance

The Rockefeller Basis’s collaboration with WHO dates again to when the WHO structure was first created. Over the previous 20 years, The Rockefeller Basis has continued to be a key collaborator, offering over US$ 25.3 million in assist to WHO programmes.

Latest collaboration has targeted on digital well being constructing capability in information and innovation to guard and promote well being and well-being. All through the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2 Organizations labored collectively in the direction of the objective of sustaining important well being companies all over the place, increasing virus testing capability, strengthening and accelerating the digitalization of WHO pointers, and advancing approaches to utilizing digital merchandise to finish the present pandemic and forestall future ones. The Rockefeller Basis and WHO at the moment co-lead the Entry to COVID-19 Instruments Accelerator (ACT-A) Genomic Surveillance Working Group.

“The Rockefeller Basis acknowledges WHO’s distinctive and important position in safeguarding international well being and well-being,” mentioned Dr Naveen Rao, Senior Vice President, Well being, The Rockefeller Basis. “We stay steadfast in our dedication to assist WHO to be a powerful and environment friendly Group.”

The general aims of the strategic dialogue had been for the 2 Organizations to realize a greater understanding of one another’s present work and priorities, and discover expanded areas for collaboration based mostly on a extra deliberate and forward-looking relationship leveraging the comparative benefits of every Group to maximise public well being influence.

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