What was once a gap in accessing global health care is now a crisis
Global health gains that took decades to achieve are now under threat. Within the first 25 weeks of the pandemic, COVID-19 had overturned 25 years of progress.
In 36 lower-income countries, a staggering four million pregnant women have lost access to prenatal care, 82 million children have not received needed treatments for dehydration, and 17 million have missed out on routine immunizations critical to protecting them from deadly diseases, write Dr. Lia Tadesse and Chris Dendys. Photograph courtesy of Results Canada