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DR SOLOMON ZEWDU

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Dr Solomon Zewdu is the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s deputy director for health in Africa and its Africa COVID-19 response coordinator.

With Vaccine Deliveries To Accra and Abidjan, The Race For Equity Begins 

Covid-19 vaccine in Africa: Many African countries have expertise in conducting rapid and effective mass vaccination campaigns, often immunizing millions of people in a single week. In 2016, for example, 41,000 health workers and volunteers were recruited and trained to administer yellow fever vaccines to 14 million people in Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in just 10 days.