EU backs AU’s efforts to pioneer vaccine development

Health for all: Africa is trying to establish its own production of vaccines PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Health for all: Africa is trying to establish its own production of vaccines PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

COVID-19 showed that health challenges don’t have borders. The European Union (EU) has vowed to support the African Union (AU) in its ambitious goal to produce 60% of vaccines in Africa by 2040. KELETSO THOBEGA* writes

The European Union (EU) has vowed to support the African Union (AU) in its ambitious goal to produce 60% of vaccines in Africa by 2040.

The European Commissioner for International Partnerships, Jutti Urpilainen, says that following lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic, the EU and AU are committed to advancing health systems and strengthening health capacities in Africa and across the world.

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