COVID-19 Pandemic: PharmAccess Foundation, NCDC, UNDP, others speak on experience, impact


COVID 19 Coronavirus Artists Concept

COVID 19 Coronavirus Artists Concept

By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja

As government and the private sector continue to contain the dreaded and deadly novel Coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic, PharmAccess Foundation, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, United Nation Development Programme, UNDP, and others spoke on their experience and impact when the virus crept into the country.

Speaking during a town-hall meeting at the weekend, to get views from actors in the health, economic, education and human sectors on how the country has fared while responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, which also had the Director General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, in attendance, the Country Director, PharmAccess Foundation, Njide Ndili, made it known that the Foundation led in the integration of private sector in the response to the pandemic.

According to Ndili the Foundation was involved in several activities in Lagos, which has been the epicenter since the outbreak of the pandemic in Nigeria.

Source: Vanguard Newspaper