The Forum on Thursday hosted a virtual briefing on the impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic on Africa, in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO).

Speakers included:

Dr Matshidiso Moeti, World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for Africa

The Hon. Safia Boly, Minister of Investment Promotion, Small and Medium Enterprises and National Entrepreneurship, Mali

Dr Michel Yao, World Health Organization Emergency Operations Programme Manager

The panel was moderated by:

Adrian Monck, Managing Director, World Economic Forum

Here's a roundup of some of the key quotes we tweeted about from the meeting:

You can find all past briefings here. And make sure to check out our recently-launched COVID Action Platform highlights blog.