Webinar: How is Africa Managing the Covid 19 pandemic? An APPG briefing with the WHO special envoys for COVID-19



11:00 am - 1:00 pm


Webinar via Zoom


Live stream

Image: Health workers in the DRC put on gloves on before checking patients at the hospital. Credit: World Bank/Vincent Tremeau.



This meeting has been arranged by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Africa with the WHO. Parliamentarians will be briefed by four WHO special envoys for Coronavirus on the developing pandemic and country responses across Africa.



Dr. David Nabarro – Professor of Global Health Imperial College London and WHO special envoy for COVID-19

Dr. John Nkengasong – Director of Africa CDC, WHO special envoy for COVID-19

Dr. Maha El Rabbat – Former Minister of Health and Population of Egypt and WHO Special Envoy for COVID-19

Professor Samba Sow – Former Minister of Health of Mali, Director-General of the Centre for Vaccine Development in Mali and WHO Special Envoy for COVID-19


Chair: Baroness Lindsay Northover, Vice-Chair of the APPG for Africa



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