Covid worsens global inequalities - Report

A UPDF soldier gives food to a resident in a Kampala slum during lockdown last year . The discrepancies, the report notes, have been seen in health, jobs, education. PHOTO/FILE

What you need to know:

  • According to the report, more than 60 percent of people in high-income countries have received at least one dose of Covid-19 vaccine, but less than 2 percent have done so in low-income countries. 

The latest global civil society report on the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) observes that policy responses to the Covid-19 pandemic and resulting economic crisis have greatly exacerbated national and global inequalities. 

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