What happened during the latest COVID-19 in Africa media briefing?
Since mid-April, the Forum has been partnering with the World Health Organization (WHO) to organize a series of on-the-record media briefings on the impact of COVID-19 in Africa.
Each week, over 200 journalists from across the continent join to hear high-level experts from international organizations, economic institutions, governments and civil society answer questions on national policies, regional actions and global consequences.
Speakers at this week's briefing included Dr Matshidiso Moeti, World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for Africa; Hon Dr Zweli Mkhize, Minister of Health of South Africa; Hon Dr Jane Aceng, Minister of Health, Government of Uganda; Hon Dr Kailesh Kumar Singh Jagutpal, Minister of Health and Wellness, Government of Mauritius and Dr Michel Yao, World Health Organization Emergency Operations Programme Manager.
Check out other key quotes, and the full recording of the briefing.