FACING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
AND FOSTERING RECOVERY
IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL PROTECTION
The Covid-19 crisis has dramatically unveiled the deficiency to protect people and to preserve economies across the world.
Governments must put in place domestic investments in social protection, including healthcare for all. A Global Social Protection Fund could support and complement these domestic efforts.
The Global Fund would require less than US$5 billion a year in the poorest countries and US$25 billion a year for partial support for low- to middle-income countries according to need.