Ghana selected as hub for manufacturing Covid-19 vaccines
Ghana has been selected as a hub for the manufacturing of Covid-19 vaccines.
The decision was taken at the meeting between Ghana’s President with the Vice President of the European Commission, Valdis Dombrovskis
The European Commission indicated the selection of Ghana as a possible manufacturing hub for COVID-19 vaccines in Africa.
This, according to the Commission, follows the initiatives already taken by the Government of President Akufo-Addo towards the domestic manufacturing of vaccines.
The taskforce teams from the EU and Ghana will meet shortly to discuss modalities towards the realization of this initiative, which, in principle, could be supported by the European Investment Bank (EIB).
President Akufo-Addo had already secured one hundred and seventy million euros (€170 million) from EIB for the establishment of the Development Bank, Ghana.
The new national bank will assist in the revitalisation of the economy, as well as see to the rapid recovery of the country from the ravages of COVID-19.