G-20 has launched a new initiative “Access to COVID-19 Tools Accelerator” under the presidency of Saudi Arabia. The new initiative “Access to COVID-19 Tools Accelerator” will act as global platform for action to improve connections as well as to leverage interdependencies for collective partnership, mobilizing, problem-solving, and guiding investments for new COVID-19 diagnostics, therapeutics as well as vaccines. It also aims to provide equitable access of all the tools to all the members.
During the launch event of “Access to COVID-19 Tools Accelerator” launched by G-20, the Finance Minister of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed Aljadaan urged all the member countries to come together and cooperate to face this global challenge of COVID-19 pandemic together in order to overcome extraordinary uncertainty faced by the international community.
The ACT Accelerator initiative will be a global platform for action to enhance connections and leverage interdependencies for collective partnership, problem-solving, mobilizing and guiding investments, and driving equitable access for new COVID-19 diagnostics, therapeutics and vaccines.