COVID-19 in Africa: WHO media briefing on 14 May

Residents walk through an open market before a curfew that is a measure to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Nairobi, Kenya May 13, 2020. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya - RC2SNG99TQ85
Residents walk through an open market before a curfew that is a measure to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Nairobi, Kenya May 13, 2020. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya - RC2SNG99TQ85
Image: REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya - RC2SNG99TQ85

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

The speakers included:

Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa

Hon Dr. Gerardine Mukeshimana, Minister of Agriculture and Animal Resources, Republic of Rwanda

Chris Nikoi, Regional Director, World Food Programme, West and Central Africa

Dr Michel Yao, WHO Emergency Operations Programme Manager

The webinar session was moderated by:

Adrian Monck, Managing Director, World Economic Forum

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

You can find all past briefings here.

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