In a recent interview with AfricaLive Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, vice-chancellor of Makerere University, spoke of the impact of vaccine apartheid in Uganda.

‘Vaccine Apartheid’ was the term given to the inequitable distribution of vaccines leading to lower vaccination rates in developing countries like Uganda.

“We must create tailor-made solutions for us that insulate us from concepts like ‘Vaccine Apartheid’, where people from this side of the world get vaccine aid last. With the help of the government we carried out the most transformative modernization project of our research labs during the pandemic. We now have labs that can compete with the best research labs all over the world.”

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