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Manufacturing plant for COVID-19 vaccines coming – Akufo-Addo

Headlines Manufacturing plant for COVID-19 vaccines coming – Akufo-Addo
JAN 26, 2022 LISTEN

President Nana Akufo-Addo has announced that Ghana is on her way to establishing domestic manufacturing plants for fill, finish and packaging of COVID-19 vaccines.

To this end, Nana Akufo-Addo said he will, on 16th February 2022, together with M. Macky Sall, President of Senegal, and Mr. Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda, inspect in Marburg, Germany, the production facilities needed to for the plants.

“We are going to build a Pan-African project with these two sister African nations, where, initially, the fill and finish plant will be located in Ghana,” Nana Akufo-Addo stated.

The president further disclosed that BioNTech of Germany, the now renowned health technology company, which works with Pfizer, has agreed to be partners, and will contribute also to the construction of a modular production facility for other vaccines as well, such as those for malaria and tuberculosis in Ghana.

Nana Akufo-Addo said these on Tuesday, 25th January 2022, when he participated in the 73rd edition of the Annual New Year School and Conference, which is being held on the theme “COVID-19 and Socio-Economic Dynamics in Ghana”.

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