Current emergency

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

| Pandemic

Global

Overview

A pneumonia of unknown cause detected in Wuhan, China was first reported to the WHO Country Office in China on 31 December 2019. The outbreak was declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on 30 January 2020. WHO is working 24/7 to analyse data, provide advice, coordinate with partners, help countries prepare, increase supplies and manage expert networks. The international community has asked for US$675 million to help protect states with weaker health systems as part of its Strategic Preparedness and Response Plan.

CBi response to COVID-19

CBi Updates

Key reminders for companies on COVID-19

01 Apr 2020 •
Connecting Business initiative Secretariat

Basic guidance for CBi networks to address COVID-19

27 Apr 2020 •
Connecting Business initiative Secretariat

UN Business Guide on COVID-19

17 Apr 2020 •
Connecting Business initiative Secretariat

COVID-19 response by CBi supported networks