On the margins of the Third (third) Africa Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) Youth Symposium, the President of Uganda, H.E. Yoweri Museveni pledged make stronger to the African Union(AU) COVID-19 Vaccination Bingwa initiative which objectives to boost up the selection of vaccinations to 70% around the African continent by means of the tip of 2022.

In his remarks, President Museveni said: “Africa has an opportunity to reach a good percentage of vaccinated citizens against COVID-19. This initiative is a great step and the Ugandan Government pledges support to integrate and accelerate the message of this campaign”

The AU COVID-19 Vaccination Bingwa initiative is an African Union public-private-youth initiative co-led by means of Africa CDC and the Women, Gender and Youth Directorate and companions. The initiative seeks to identify a community of COVID-19 vaccination teens champions around the continent to boost up the uptake of coronavirus vaccination in Africa.

A key element of the initiative is to create a community of adlescent champions (Bingwa) throughout Africa and make an instantaneous attributable contribution to getting no less than 100 million Africans together with 70 million teens vaccinated, and an oblique contribution to bridging the 760 million vaccination hole in Africa by means of expanding call for for coronavirus vaccinations.

The Acting Director of the Women, Gender and Youth Directorate of the AUC, Ms. Prudence Ngwenya, underscored that this step by means of the Ugandan President will function a perfect encouragement for different heads of state to pledge their make stronger to the marketing campaign.

“The message of vaccination requires a collective effort to drive change across Africa. To successfully fight the COVID-19 pandemic, we need to get into a mobilization phase of getting over 70 percent of the African population vaccinated”. MS Ngwenya famous in her speech.