COVID-19 Vaccine: Are Central and West Asian Countries Ready?


COVID-19 Vaccine: Are Central and West Asian Countries Ready?

06 August 2020


In the race against time to develop a vaccine against COVID-19, forward-looking policymakers must begin exploring the next steps such as access to the vaccine, financing, and distribution, and start working on their countries' preparedness for the challenge. Two renowned experts provided an overview of the current state of vaccine development and discussed mechanisms for Central and West Asian countries to access the vaccine, as well as items that should be on the "to-do" lists of policymakers in these countries. 

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Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
06 Aug 2020 Presentation COVID-19 Vaccine: COVAX Facility & Current Challenges in Central-West Asia
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