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WHO press conference: to announce the first recipients (the ‘spokes’) of mRNA technology on the African continent

On 18 February, 2022, WHO along with the...

On 18 February, 2022, WHO along with the Presidency of the European Council, the Presidency of France and the Presidency of South Africa, will hold a press conference to announce the first recipients (the ‘spokes’) of mRNA technology on the African continent as part of the global mRNA technology transfer hub located in Cape Town, South Africa.

The event will take place from 9.15am to 9.45am CET, in the context of the 6th European Union-African Union Summit and will be livestreamed here: www.youtube.com/WHO

Speakers will showcase the global collaboration between WHO, Member States and centres of excellence and training to develop strategic and sustainable solutions to build national and regional capacities for pharmaceutical manufacturing so that countries can become more self-reliant and enabled to address health crises and reach universal health coverage.

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