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SA President Cyril Ramaphosa says, R25 million investment has been finalized to boost pan-African vaccine manufacturing

 (Fast Mail) - R25 million investment has been finalised  to boost pan-African vaccine manufacturing is currently underway, says President Cyril Ramaphosa.


He made this announcement during a virtual National COVID-19 Conference on Friday.


The conference, which brought together scientists, governments, business and civil society from all over the world, provided a platform for open discussions and contribute to a greater understanding of the impact of COVID-19 on society and the economy.



 The conference focused on health innovations and technologies, and social and economic sustainability during and after the pandemic.


Higher Education, Science and Innovation Minister, Dr Blade Nzimande, delivered the President’s address to the conference on his behalf.


In the address, the President said the international community is unanimous in that services, supplies, products and technologies for prevention, treatment and care of COVID-19 must be available to all.

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