Malawi lands deal for access to supply of quality medicine

President Lazarus Chakwera, has announced that Malawi has entered into an agreement with Pfizer Pharmaceutical that will see the country accessing quality medicines.
Speaking during a national address , Chakwera said Malawi is among five countries that will be the first to benefit from Pfizer’s initiative to reduce the health inequities that exist in many lower-income countries.
The other countries are Rwanda, Ghana, Senegal and Uganda.
Chakwera said he is happy that Malawi is leading the way to building a healthier world.
“Pfizer will provide 23 medicines and vaccines that treat infectious diseases, certain cancers and inflammatory diseases. There is also a provision that when they produce new medicines and vaccines in the future, these too shall become part of the Accord.” said Chakwera.
Chakwera, who was leading Least Developed Countries, landed the drugs boost on the sidelines of attending the World Economic Forum which started on 21st May running up to 25th May 2022 in Switzerland.
On his way back, President Chakwera will passby Malabo, Equatorial Guinea to attend the 15th Extraordinary Summit Meeting of the African Union on Humanitarian Matters and Pledging Conference, and the 16th Extraordinary Summit meeting of the African Union on Terrorism and Unconstitutional Changes of Government from 26th to 28th May.
He will return home on 29th May 2022.

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