AFRICAN Union Commissioner for Health, Humanitarian Affairs and Social Development Samate Minata says the African Union seeks to operationalise the African Medicines Agencies, adding that this will regularise technology in the manufacturing of medicines. And Minata says AU member states mobilised over 114 million at a pledging conference in May 2022 which will help in addressing the humanitarian crisis on the continent. Speaking at a press briefing, Friday, Minata said the COVID-19 pandemic brought about a realisation that there was need for Africa to focus on medicines which could be produced within the continent. “The treaty has been on course and today we have 18 ratifications and 22 countries have already signed. We also have some member states that have…...

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