Through the EU-IOM Joint Initiative, we have been able to assist over 100,000 migrants who might otherwise have been left in conditions of great peril; in detention centres, stranded & left for dead in deserts, or living in extremely difficult environments.
Equitable access to the COVID-19 vaccine is a step towards a fairer, more equal, and inclusive world for the benefit of all. Today, we welcome @WHO to the Executive Committee of the @UNMigNetwork and look forward to our joint efforts in the fight against the pandemic.
I am deeply saddened by the killing of 4 humanitarians in Tigray. My thoughts go to the families of these brave workers who served the most vulnerable. IOM condemns in the strongest possible terms the targeting of civilians & aid workers around the world: bit.ly/2JWgB8P pic.twitter.com/CNIHw9aYJH
Access to health is a fundamental right. If 2020 has taught us something, it is that ill health is a universal issue that does not distinguish based on nationality. To be truly effective, neither should our health coverage, including in upcoming COVID-19 vaccination efforts.