President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged First World countries to do more to help address vaccine inequity.
During the Covid-19 World Summit last week, Ramaphosa urged developed countries to assist developing countries to produce their own vaccines.
He says although African countries are grateful for the millions of doses of covid-19 vaccines, donated to them, more needs to be done to immediately increase access to the vaccines.
He says sharing vaccine knowledge and technology is one of the easiest ways to address vaccine inequity.
Access the full Global Covid-19 Summit briefing here.
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