NSSF seeks support to raise $50m for COVID-19 vaccines


NSSF seeks support to raise $50m for COVID-19 vaccines

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By Chioma Obinna

The Nigeria Support Fund, NSSF, has renewed its call for support and financial donations to the fund with a view to ensuring that less-privileged Nigerians have access to COVID-19 vaccines as well as contribute to the country’s attainment of herd immunity. 

NSSF is a non-profit organisation created in partnership between the international advocacy organisation, Global Citizen and the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA)

As an innovative platform for resource mobilisation primarily established to supplement efforts to mitigate the adverse economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic , the NSSF is  aimed at supporting vulnerable members of the population, strengthening the country’s healthcare system and re-skilling the Nigerian workforce for a post-pandemic world.

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The strategic priority for NSSF for 2021/2022 is to “ensure that one million Nigerians are vaccinated against…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper