About the product
The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic is more than a health crisis; it is an economic crisis, a humanitarian crisis, a security crisis, and a human rights crisis. This crisis has highlighted severe fragilities and inequalities within and among nations. Coming out of this crisis will require a whole-of-society, whole-of-government and whole-of-the-world approach driven by compassion and solidarity. The Response sets out what we can and must do to deliver a global response that leaves no-one behind, reduce our vulnerability to future pandemics, build resilience to future shocks – above all climate change, and overcome the severe and systemic inequalities exposed by the pandemic. It promotes three pillars of operation -- delivery of a large-scale, coordinated and comprehensive health response; adoption of policies that address the devastating socioeconomic, humanitarian and human rights aspects of the crisis; and a recovery process that builds back better.