COVID-19 pandemic: a unique opportunity to ‘build back fairer’ and reduce health inequities in the Eastern Mediterranean Region - EMHJ Ahmed Al-Mandhari, Michael Marmot, Abdul Ghaffar, Rana Hajjeh, Jessica Allen, Wasiq Khan and Maha El-Adawy

This editorial, published in the Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, discusses the work of the WHO/EMRO commission on the Social Determinants of Health, in the context of the Covid 19 pandemic.

It argues that the whole-of-government and whole-of-society approaches that have been necessary to contain the pandemic should continue into plans for recovery, and building back better and fairer in the Eastern Mediterranean Region.

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