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The Power of Together: African Member States close ranks on protecting African citizens

As the world was hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, rich nations faced no financial difficulties in securing millions of vaccine doses to protect its citizens. In the scramble for vaccines, African nations risked being left behind. Then came the unprecedented initiative by South Africa’s President and African Union (AU) COVID-19 Champion, Cyril Ramaphosa who announced on 5th Aug 2021, the rollout of 400 million vaccine doses to the African Union Member States and the Caribbean by the AU / African Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT). . .