An African mRNA jab: The hub as a first step towards African vaccine independence

Rich countries have bought up most of the supplies of available COVID-19 vaccines, leaving people in developing countries behind. Despite the arrival of a larger third wave of infection, less than 1% of people in Africa have been vaccinated against COVID-19. Technology transfer would end reliance on vaccines made in rich countries and build more sustainable access to vaccines in developing countries. ©Shutterstock
Morning medical meeting during the peak of the second COVID-19 wave at Ngwelezana Tertiary Hospital in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal Province. ©MSF/Chris Allan
Authors: Alain Alsalhani, Lara Dovifat, Manuel Martin

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MSF Access Campaign — Medicines Are Not a Luxury

MSF Access Campaign — Medicines Are Not a Luxury

This blog is a place to reflect on our experiences working for access to medicines. For the official MSF Access Campaign website please visit msfaccess.org.