[COVID-19] Presidential Steering Committee Holds National Summit

COVID-19
  • Discussions are expected to revolve around how to scale up the current responses to the pandemic including ongoing mass vaccination… 

EKO HOT BLOG reports that the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 is holding a national summit in Abuja.

The summit which is teamed “Pushing Through The Last Mile To End The Pandemic And Build Back Better” is aimed at planning for the next health emergency, by drawing from the lessons of COVID-19.

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Discussions are also expected to revolve around how to scale up the current responses to the pandemic including ongoing mass vaccinatio, surveillance, and screening at the various points of entry.

In attendance are the Senate president, Ahmed Lawan, along with other federal lawmakers, the SGF, Minister of Health and the diplomatic community.

The summit comes just days after the country detected the new COVID-19 strain – Omicron; after which Canada and the UK placed Nigeria, along with other Sub-Saharan African countries on Red Alert.

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