The World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has signed an agreement to work together to promote health through sport and physical activity. They have teamed up to fight the battle against Covid-19.
The partnership is to work with host countries to ensure Health of athletes, supporters and workers at the games. The two organisation will also work to ensure that the games leave a healthy legacy in host countries through enhanced awareness of the value of sport.
The agreement that has been signed will focus on some of the key areas:
- To strengthen collaboration between Health ministry and sports ministry.
- To promote grassroots and community sports programmes.
- To strengthening the legacy of the Olympics and Paralympics.
- To advocacy for physical activity.