COVID-19: Groundbreaking global collaboration.


The Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT-Accelerator), is a new, groundbreaking global collaboration to accelerate the development, production, and equitable access to COVID-19 diagnostics, therapeutics, and vaccines.We need equitable global access to tests, treatments and vaccines to end COVID-19 fairly, effectively and efficiently.Because if one of us is at risk, we are all at risk.We areContinue reading “COVID-19: Groundbreaking global collaboration.”

COVID-19: WHO says 220m vaccine doses to be tested in Africa.


The World Health Organisation (WHO) declared that 220 million COVID-19 vaccine doses will be tested on the African population. The distribution will be based on nation inhabitant numbers and front-line health workers and the most vulnerable being given first-batch priority, as confirmed by WHO Africa programme manager Richard Mihigo. Dr Richard Mihigo, WHO Africa immunisationContinue reading “COVID-19: WHO says 220m vaccine doses to be tested in Africa.”

WHO published guidance for clinicians and health care decision-makers on the use of corticosteroids in patients with COVID-19.


WHO updates clinical care guidance with corticosteroid recommendations2 September 2020Subscribe to newsletter → Want to read more? On 2 September, WHO published guidance for clinicians and health care decision-makers on the use of corticosteroids in patients with COVID-19.We recommend systemic corticosteroids for the treatment of patients with severe and critical COVID-19. We suggest not toContinue reading “WHO published guidance for clinicians and health care decision-makers on the use of corticosteroids in patients with COVID-19.”