Speech by Henrietta Fore (World Health Summit 2021)

World Health Summit
Berlin, 24/10/2021
Description: 
Children, while not at the greatest risk from the virus, suffer disproportionately from its economic consequences. This is especially the case in lower income countries, where the pandemic has eroded the progress made during the last few decades.

Speech Details

Speech number: 
31494
Duration: 
10:07
Language: 
(en) English
Level: 
Very advanced
Use: 
simultaneous
Type: 
real-life speeches
Domains: 
Health
Terminology: 
Minister Spahn, Director-General Tedros, global health leaders, to hobble economies, 2.2 billion children, variants of concern, midwives, community workers, social workers, 7 billion doses administered, Act-A and Covax, routine childhood immunisations, to weather a storm, contain outbreaks, crippling for the high income countries, 5,000 dollars, critical strain, 100 dollars, morbility, mortality, gasp for breath, wards, stretched to the breaking point, routine healthcare, go by the wayside, The Lancet, 114,000 additional women and children, backsliding, progress eroded, 23 million children, 17 million, 0-dose children, multiple deprivations, AVAT (African Vaccine Acquisition Trust), stockpile supplies, roll off production lines, production schedules, erradicate preventable diseases, avoidable maternal newborn and child deaths
Notes: 

Link to the full recording of this event: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OJFKBritLlc
This speech is dense and demanding, the kind of speech one regularly encounters at high level meetings. You can find its transcript on the website of UNICEF:
https://www.unicef.org/press-releases/keynote-speech-world-health-summit...