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The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies says all countries are “dangerously unprepared” for future pandemics

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies says all countries are “dangerously unprepared” for future pandemics

Geneva30 January – In a report released on Monday, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) announcedInternational Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies) noted that the world is “dangerously ill-prepared” for future pandemics and calls on countries to update their contingency plans before the end of the year.

In the 2022 World Disasters Report, released International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies He emphasized that “all countries remain seriously ill-prepared for future outbreaks,” despite the fact that Corona virus disease– It killed 19 more people than any earthquake, drought or hurricane in history.

The next pandemic may be just around the corner. If it is an experience Corona virus disease– 19 Don’t speed up our steps to get ready, what are you going to do? ” International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societiesthe world’s largest disaster response network.

He added, “There will be no excuse for continuing not to prepare after three horrific years.”

The report indicated that countries should review their legislation to ensure it is in line with pandemic preparedness plans by the end of 2023, adopt a new treaty, and review the International Health Regulations by next year to increase investment in preparing local communities.

He also recommended that countries increase national health financing by 1% of GDP and global health financing by at least $15 billion annually, which Chapagin called “a good investment to make”.

“The important thing is that there is political will to commit,” he said. “If it exists, then it is possible.”

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