Equipment, Technology and Medicines for the Poorest Countries

From impact investment funds and foundations to development agencies, development finance institutions and governments, all of the organizations that Jackson and Associates works with are taking action to slow the spread of COVID-19 and treat the sick.  The challenges are especially severe in the world’s least developed countries.  Writing on the World Economic Forum’s website, public-health researchers Duncan Maru and Sabitri Sapkota make the following points: “In the world’s least developed countries (LDCs), 900 million people are at risk from coronavirus. These countries lack the economic resources and medical infrastructure of their more developed counterparts but can learn lessons from their response and benefit from their support. The global community must help LDCs expand PPE (personal protective equipment) and technology for frontline workers, ensure an uninterrupted supply of essential medicines and equitable access to vaccines and medication.”  Click here to read more