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COVID-19 in Africa: our WHO media briefing

Beatrice Di Caro
Social Media and Live Communications Lead, World Economic Forum
Razia Khan
Head, Research; Chief Economist, Africa and Middle East, Standard Chartered Bank
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Africa's COVID-19 Response

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  • A World Economic Forum briefing with the World Health Organization will focus on vaccine financing and the economic impact of COVID-19 on African economies.
  • The briefing will be live at 12.00 CEST.

The Forum is hosting a virtual briefing in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO) Africa. The briefing will focus on vaccine financing and the economic impact of COVID-19 on African economies.


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

Dena Ringold, World Bank, Regional Director, Human Development, West and Central Africa Region

Razia Khan, Standard Chartered, Head of Research and Chief Economist, Africa & Middle East

Joined by

Dr Richard Mihigo, WHO Regional Office for Africa (WHO) Coordinator, Immunization and Vaccines Development (IVD) Programme

Moderated by

Adrian Monck, Managing Director, World Economic Forum

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