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Okonjo-Iweala promises to help Nigeria ease restrictions on health supplies, others

The World Trade Organisation, WTO, will work to reduce export restrictions among member states, especially with regards to medical supplies in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rich countries getting COVID-19 vaccine faster than poor ones, WHO cries out

The World Health Organisation, WHO, has cried out over a seeming marginalisation in the acquisition of COVID-19 vaccines, saying that high-income countries are acquiring the drugs faster than the low-income ones.

COVID-19: Nigerians will get vaccines free of charge – PTF

The National Coordinator, Presidential Task Force, PTF, on COVID-19, Dr. Sani Aliyu, has said that the Federal Government will administer the COVID-19 vaccine to Nigerians free of charge.

Nigeria to access Covid-19 vaccine from January 2021, Okonjo Iweala assures

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance, has assured Nigeria and other African countries of access to COVID-19 vaccines as from the end of...

Nigerian govt appoints national task team on COVID-19 vaccine

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has appointed a National Task Team on COVID-19 vaccine, tasked with the responsibility to acquire and deploy vaccines in the country.

Okonjo-Iweala urges Nigerian govt to improve on immunisation coverage 

Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, a former Minister of Finance and Chairman, Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation, GAVI, has urged the Federal Government to improve on immunisation coverage.

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