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About World Immunization Week

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World Immunization Week (WIW), celebrated in the last week of April, aims to highlight the importance of vaccines and how they protect people of all ages against many diseases, giving

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Women in Science

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We celebrate the many women around the world contributing to #science and #innovationforeveryone 👩🏾‍🔬 📽️. https://lnkd.in/eHEtA2dM Ministère des Affaires étrangères français Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation Biovac Afrigen Biologics (Pty) Ltd Africa Centres for Disease Control and

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Partnership

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Thermo Fisher Scientific in partnership with Afrigen Biologics (Pty) Ltd and Labotec to drive mRNA vaccine development and supply in South Africa and beyond. View here #innovation #partnerships #AfricainSTEM  #southafrica #development #thermofisherscientific

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In-depth: How a Cape Town company made an mRNA vaccine and what happens next

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In January, Cape Town-based biotechnology company Afrigen Biologics announced that it has successfully produced a lab-scale batch of a COVID-19 vaccine that is similar to that made by pharmaceutical company

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Grab your free tickets!

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Less than 20% of Africans are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. But vaccine inequity exists within Africa as well as between the continent and the rest of the world, with some

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MPP’s contribution to the global response to COVID-19

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From the outset of the COVID-19 outbreak, MPP realised that equitable access to treatments would be essential in the fight against this global threat. MPP issued a statement on 5

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The mRNA vaccine Technology Transfer Hub

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A need for equity in access to COVID-19 vaccines – The mRNA vaccine Technology Transfer Hub was established in response of the flagrant inequities in access to COVID-19 vaccines in low- and

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MPP position statement on patents with regards to the mRNA vaccine technology transfer hub

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Unfounded rumours have been circulating that the mRNA vaccine technology transfer hub being established in South Africa with the support of the Government of South Africa, the African CDC, the

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Petro Terblanche on South Africa’s effort to replicate and produce mRNA vaccines

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Petro Terblanche is the managing director of a Afrigen,a South African biotechnology company working with the WHO to produce an Covid-10 mRNA vaccine that is similar to the one produced

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Cape Town facility could produce Africa’s first Covid-19 mRNA vaccines within 15 months

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The World Health Organization this week announced it will establish its first-ever mRNA technology transfer hub in the city in an agreement with Afrigen Biologics & Vaccines and the Biovac

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