A high-level panel of experts discusses how COVID-19 is disrupting global supply chains for medical equipment, pinpointing weaknesses in supply chain management, exploring solutions for businesses, and suggesting how governments and international agencies can help.

The experts also touch on the supply chains for personal protective equipment (PPE) and how they have been disrupted by COVID-19; how governments and businesses have responded as well as the role of multilateral development banks; and what are the lessons from recent epidemics and pandemics, and ways forward.