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On the road to recovery in 2022, a year of renewal in 2023

Prof José Manuel Barroso, Chair of the Gavi Board, and Gavi CEO (ad int) David Marlow on achievements and challenges in 2022, and priorities and goals for 2023.

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South Africa to clear Covid lockdown criminal records

South Africa's parliament has passed a bill which would expunge criminal records for those convicted of breaching Covid-19 lockdown laws.

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Communique on SARS-CoV-2 BA.2.86 sub-variant

On 18 August 2023, the World Health Organisation (WHO) classified BA.2.86 as a ‘variant under monitoring (VUM)’ after the report of hyper-mutated BA.2.86 subvariant from multiple countries.

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South Africa ‘held to ransom’ by big pharma, overcharged for COVID vaccines

J&J, Pfizer charged South Africa between 15 and 33 percent more for COVID vaccine doses, contracts reveal.

Aljazeera | Read More
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Featured Blogs

Hotel Industry Analysis: Impact of COVID-19, Inflation, Tourism

The global hotel industry continues to navigate challenges stemming from the pandemic as well as…

STR | More Blogs

Building Africa’s capacity for pandemic and epidemic intelligence

The COVID-19 pandemic revealed that coordination and collaboration between countries were poor…

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Ethiopia’s lessons from COVID-19

These measures helped Ethiopia to be among the few African countries that have maintained…

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The Time Is Now: We Must Step Up Support for the Poorest

At the onset of COVID, the IMF rapidly scaled up emergency financing and program support through…

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