Declaration on Global Vaccine Equity
We worship a God whose character is equity and who intends the well-being of all people. Therefore, advocating for vaccine equity should be seen as a part of the mission of the Church. Bishop Joaquina Nhanala, Mozambique
We, participants in the Global Consultation on Vaccine Equity held virtually on May 4, 2021 by the International Association of Methodist Schools, Colleges, and Universities (IAMSCU), the Ecumenical Consultation on Protocols for Worship, Fellowship, and Sacrament, Candler School of Theology at Emory University, and the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of The United Methodist Church, publicly declare our position regarding the need for a worldwide equitable distribution and accessibility of the COVID-19 vaccine.