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WEF - Critical Frontier: Leveraging Technology to Combat COVID-19 (actualization)

  • 21 julio 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged clinicians, public health authorities, companies and governments to quickly develop new capabilities for supporting recovery, maintaining health security, and building resilience. Digital tools and strategies have become crucial in this effort.
This document is an update of the Early Compendium of Technology Responses to COVID-19 published in April 2020. It more than triples the number of solutions, providing better visibility into the diverse uses of technology for the COVID-19 response.

New Study Reveals Oxford Coronavirus Vaccine Produces Strong Immune Response

  • 20 julio 2020

A team of scientists at Oxford University’s Jenner Institute and Oxford Vaccine Group has taken the next step towards the discovery of a safe, effective and accessible vaccine against coronavirus. The results of the Phase I/II trial published today in the scientific journal, The Lancet, indicate no early safety concerns and induces strong immune responses in both parts of the immune system.

Timeline of WHO’s Response to COVID-19

  • 30 junio 2020

WHO provides this timeline of the Organization’s COVID-19 response activities for general information. WHO will update the timeline on a regular basis and in light of evolving events and new information. Unless noted otherwise, country-specific information and data are as reported to WHO by its Member States.

Global Partners Require $31 Billion to Speed up COVID-19 Medicines for All

  • 26 junio 2020

“It’s clear that to bring COVID-19 under control, and to save lives, we need effective vaccines, diagnostics and therapeutics – in unprecedented quantities and at unprecedented speed”, said WHO chief Tedros Adhanom.

More than $31 billion is needed over the next 12 months to develop medicines that will be effective against COVID-19, and make them available to all people, the World Health Organization (WHO) and partners said.

WHO Welcomes Preliminary Results About Dexamethasone Use in Treating Critically ill COVID-19 Patients

  • 16 junio 2020

“This is the first treatment to be shown to reduce mortality in patients with COVID-19 requiring oxygen or ventilator support,” said Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General. “This is great news and I congratulate the Government of the UK, the University of Oxford, and the many hospitals and patients in the UK who have contributed to this lifesaving scientific breakthrough.”

WHO Welcomes Preliminary Results About Dexamethasone Use in Treating Critically ill COVID-19 Patients

  • 16 junio 2020

“This is the first treatment to be shown to reduce mortality in patients with COVID-19 requiring oxygen or ventilator support,” said Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General. “This is great news and I congratulate the Government of the UK, the University of Oxford, and the many hospitals and patients in the UK who have contributed to this lifesaving scientific breakthrough.”

PNUD: Los Gobiernos deben encabezar la lucha contra la información errónea y la desinformación

  • 10 junio 2020

Cuando los Gobiernos nacionales se ponen del lado de su pueblo y construyen una relación de confianza, pueden mitigar las peores amenazas de la información errónea y, a su vez, evitar más pérdidas de vidas y medios de vida.

El asesoramiento sobre COVID-19 cambia con rapidez conforme evolucionan los conocimientos médicos; es esta evolución veloz y los efectos paralizantes sobre la vida y los medios de subsistencia los que han despertado la sed pública de información. Las redes sociales, las fuentes informales de noticias y el periodismo marginal han llenado este vacío, a menudo sembrando miedo, estigmatización, discriminación y confusión.

Brazil – Additional Initiatives of the Brazilian Science, Technology and Innovation System in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

  • 26 mayo 2020

FAPES (Research Foundation of the State of Espírito Santo) has launched a research call for projects to tackle or mitigate the damage caused by COVID-19. The proposals should aim at developing diagnostics tests, therapies ventilators, digital technologies, vaccines, medicaments, as well as social and economic development, among other areas.

Italy - Italy Promotes #FoodCoalition

  • 8 mayo 2020

Food security and nutrition have always been key priorities of Italian foreign policy. Italy has always played an important role in this sector, something testified by many UN agencies in Rome – FAO, IFAD and WFP.   Covid-19 requires us to rethink everything about food security and nutrition – universal goals – since they are at risk. Furthermore, Italy just recently propitiated the creation of the #FoodCoalition, a multilateral and multi-sector mechanism capable of creating a network of international solidarity to respond to the critical issues caused by the pandemic in the food sector. 

Italy - Italy's ISS and NATO to Develop Rapid Diagnostic Tests for COVID-19

  • 7 mayo 2020

NATO and Italy’s National Institute for Health (ISS) are launching a practical scientific project to develop new tools for a rapid and accurate diagnosis of SARS-CoV-2 infection. This multi-year project is launched within the framework of NATO’s Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme, and is led by scientists on the frontline of COVID-19 research from Italy’s Istituto Superiore di Sanità (National Health Institute) and Tor Vergata University Hospital together with the University Hospital of Basel University in Switzerland. This 24-month initiative aims to enhance the speed and efficiency of COVID-19 diagnosis through a multidisciplinary approach, by bringing together experts in the field of immunology, virology and molecular biology. 

Brasil: Iniciativas del sistema brasileño de Ciencia, Tecnología e Información en la lucha contra la pandemia de COVID-19

  • 9 abril 2020

Recuento de las distintas acciones tomadas por distintos actores del área científica y tecnológica del país, para mitigar los efectos negativos sufridos por la pandemia de COVID-19.