UN Documents for Health Crises: Security Council Presidential Statements

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19 May 2021 S/PRST/2021/10 This presidential statement concern that despite having suffered some of the COVID-19 pandemic’s worst socioeconomic impacts, Africa has to date received just 2 percent of vaccine doses produced globally. In the statement, the Council reiterated the need to enable equitable access to quality, safe, efficacious and affordable COVID-19 diagnostics, therapeutics, medicines and vaccines to all, including the most vulnerable.
2 August 2019 S/PRST/2019/6 Adopted under the agenda item "peace and security in Africa", this PRST referred to the Ebola outbreak in the DRC and the need to have international cooperation to address it.
21 November 2014 S/PRST/2014/24 This was a presidential statement that reiterated grave concern over the epidemic, that Ebola constitutes a threat to international peace and security, recognised progress in scaling-up international assistance and called for further strengthening of response efforts.
1 January 2005 S/PRST/2005/33 This was a statement on the implementation of resolution 1308 in peacekeeping operations, five years after its adoption.