South Korea calls for more cooperation at G20 Finance and Health meeting

On November 12, 2022, South Korean second Vice Minister of Health and Welfare Min-soo Park virtually attended the fifth joint G20 Finance and Health Ministerial meeting to discuss prevention, preparedness, and responses to the future pandemic.

Representatives of the G20 member states, Ministers of Health and Finance, and International Organizations such as WHO met to discuss the Financial Intermediary Fund (FIF) and Financial and Health Coordination Agency (Platform) to adjust international health finances.

Vice Minister Park called for more global cooperation on pandemic preparedness and better inclusion of low- and middle-income countries in discussions and planning for global public health.

Press release – Ministry of Health and Welfare (in Korean)

News article – Medifonews (in Korean)