Nigeria Partners India In Local Production of Covid-19 Vaccine

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Federal Government and the Serum Institute of India have announced a partnership in producing vaccines locally to advance vaccine equity in Nigeria.

This was disclosed by Dr. Faisal Shuaib, ED/CEO, National Primary Health Care Development Agency on Tuesday.

He stated that talks would be a launchpad towards vaccine self-sufficiency in Nigeria.

Buhari’s administration “and this is one reason we have been engaging partners of interest on actualizing this very important project.”

“My meeting today with Mr. Vijay Patil, Director International Business, Serum Institute of India centred around how to partner in producing vaccines locally to advance vaccine equity in Nigeria.

“The work we do with BVNL will be a launchpad towards vaccine self-sufficiency in Nigeria,” he added.

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