Numbers are handed out to people waiting to receive the AstraZeneca Covid -19 vaccine at a health centre in Blantyre, Malawi, on March 29. More than 90 per cent of Africa’s population has yet to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Photo: AP
Numbers are handed out to people waiting to receive the AstraZeneca Covid -19 vaccine at a health centre in Blantyre, Malawi, on March 29. More than 90 per cent of Africa’s population has yet to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Photo: AP
Palitha Abeykoon
Opinion

Opinion

Palitha Abeykoon

Covid-19 shows why we need a globally binding agreement on pandemic response

  • Such an agreement should be based on people having fair access to what they need for their health, for the viability of their economies and for them to realise their human rights

Numbers are handed out to people waiting to receive the AstraZeneca Covid -19 vaccine at a health centre in Blantyre, Malawi, on March 29. More than 90 per cent of Africa’s population has yet to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Photo: AP
Numbers are handed out to people waiting to receive the AstraZeneca Covid -19 vaccine at a health centre in Blantyre, Malawi, on March 29. More than 90 per cent of Africa’s population has yet to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Photo: AP
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