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UN Foundation, WHO and Swiss Philanthropy Foundation, create the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund

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Every Woman Every Child

20 Mar 2020

The UN Foundation, at the request of WHO, and in partnership with Swiss Philanthropy Foundation, has created the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund which was launched Friday March 13, 2020 by WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus. This first-of-its-kind mechanism will mean companies, philanthropies, and individuals can contribute to WHO’s work to prevent, detect, and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. This vital work is designed to ensure all countries are prepared, especially those with the weakest health systems.

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