Each country faces a unique set of health and economic problems caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. In defending the right to health and social justice globally, the G20 faces multiple challenges in tackling COVID-19, including mitigating inequities in health care access and financing, as well as coordinating aid and health measures. This policy brief makes several proposals, including privileging integral primary care; investing in new technologies and institutions related to public health; announcing a debt moratorium to encourage investment in health systems and social protection; establishing new financing sources, a Global Crisis Management and Recovery Fund, a Global Action Plan on cooperation, and partnerships; and using platforms to support mutual learning and best practices.

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