$420m Required To Implement African Plans Over Covid-19’

$420m Required To Implement African Plans Over Covid-19’

$420m Required To Implement African Plans Over Covid-19

implementation of the “Africa Continental Strategy on Covid-19″ will require $420 million over the next six months.

AU Social Affairs Commissioner, Amira Elfadil apprised the board members on the status of the response fund.

She informed the board that $61,500,000 had so far

AU Commission Chairperson, Mr. Moussa Faki Mahamat highlighted that the Union is using the economic, humanitarian and health dimensions

The economic dimension aims to realise debt relief for the continent.

The humanitarian dimension refers to the situation where Africa is strengthening its partnerships with the United Nations.

Africa CDC Director Dr. John Nkengasong said the funds would support the Africa CDC’s pool procurement of diagnostics and other medical commodities.

It will also support the deployment of one million community healthcare workers to support contact tracing and standardisation and deployment of common technology platforms.

The AU Covid-19 Response Fund board chairperson and vice chairperson will be revealed at a meeting next week.

$420m Required To Implement African Plans Over Covid-19’

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It will also support the deployment of one million community healthcare workers to support contact tracing and standardisation and deployment of common technology platforms.

The AU Covid-19 Response Fund board chairperson and vice chairperson will be revealed at a meeting next week.

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