Fair, Equitable and Timely Allocation of COVID-19 Vaccines in Africa – Session 2 – Public Good, Solidarity & Building Capacity
UNESCO, SAMRC, UNISA
Chairs: Dr Phionah Atuhebwe, Regional New Vaccines Introduction Medical Officer, WHO Regional
Office for Africa & Ms Glaudina Loots, National Bioethics Committee, South Africa
- Dr. Marlise Richter, Senior Researcher, Health Justice Initiative, South Africa: Vaccine access – Intellectual Property vs Public Good,
- Dr Ann Lindstrand, Unit Head of WHO’s Essential Programme on Immunization (EPI) in the Department of Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals (IVB) at WHO’s Headquarters: COVAX Facility and Global Solidarity
Dr. Morena Makhoana, CEO, Biovac, South Africa: Ethical and Technical Considerations in Setting up and manufacturing vaccines in Africa
This webinar sought to explain the notion of fair, equitable and timely access of COVID-19 vaccines as a global public good, as considered by the UNESCO Statement on Global Equity and Solidarity and the Africa CDC Framework for the Fair, Equitable and Timely Allocation of COVID-19 Vaccines in Africa.
Access the link here to watch the webinar.