IUO,IUTH/CoDa to lunch task for the development and equitable access to vaccines
Arrangements are in top gear for the official launching of the Independent Task Team on the Development of Vaccines and Equitable Universal Access to Vaccines and Vaccination in Africa, by the Igbinedion University Okada, in collaboration with the Coalition for Dialogue on Africa, CoDA.
Best Mbiere reports a member of CoDA and Former Prime Minister of Zimbabwe Professor Authur Mutambara and the Chief Medical Director, Igbinedion University Teaching Hospital, Prof Godwin Nosakhare Bazuaye, made this known today, during a Current Affairs Programme on Independent Television, This Morning on ITV.
On June 21, 2021 The Igbinedion University Okada and Igbinedion University Teaching Hospital in collaboration with the Coalition for Dialogue on Africa (CoDA) will be launching the Independent Task Team on the Development of Vaccines and Equitable, Universal Access to Vaccines, aimed helping Africa in Producing Vaccines to prevent existing and outbreak of diseases.
It is to this end, that Professor Arthur Mutambara an independent technology and strategy consultant who is also a formal Prime Minister of Zimbabwe based in South Africa, and also a Visiting Full Professor at the University of Johannesburg a place responsible for establishing and directing the Strategy and Institute for African Agency in Public Health, was at the Ultra Modern Digital Studios of ITV to highlight the gains of Africa Producing vaccines for Africans.
Professor Mutanbara and the Chief Medical Director, Igbinedion University Teaching Hospital Professor Godwin Nosakhare Bazuaye who was also a guest on the program, said the Independent Task Team Launch, cuts across various spares of human endeavours that will assist Africa to produce vaccines.
They said CoDA task team is carrying out policies and Programmes to see the economic side of investing in Africa Vaccines.
They said Africa is not short of Capacity as it has abundance in human and material resources that can drive the process.
Professor Arthur Mutambara and Professor Godwin Nosakhare Bazuaye said Nigeria and indeed African can not continue to depend on the benevolence of America for National Health, saying Igbinedion University Okada is now set to begin a Nigerian and African Journey towards Vaccines Sovereignty.
According to Professor Bazuaye, there will be meeting for scholars and others to get their inputs, while the task team will be fully launched on Monday, 21st June, 2021.