October 4

Health Workers Stranded as $1.5 Billion Mastercard Vaccine Scheme Halts

By Temitayo Ayetoto-Oladehinde

More than 22,000 health workers including Nigerians have become stranded after a $1.5 billion COVID-19 delivery scheme initiated by the Mastercard Foundation and Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention came to an abrupt halt.

The financiers called for an investigation of all programmes across the continent following allegations of misappropriation.

Photo courtesy of Health Policy Plus.

Source: BusinessDayNG (link opens in a new window)

Health Care, Technology
COVID-19, public health, vaccines