Africa backs WHO, needs help with debt relief, supplies - RamaphosaBy cheatmaster 01:21 Mon, 18 May 2020 Comments
President Cyril Ramaphosa visits the Covid-19 treatment facilities at the NASREC Expo Centre in Johannesburg on April 24 2020.
Image: Jerome Delay/Pool via REUTERS
President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday that Africa affirms its "full support" for the World Health Organisation (WHO) which he said had been key in guiding the international response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Ramaphosa, speaking to the WHO's annual assembly being held online, said that assistance to Africa needs to include debt relief and help with diagnostics, drugs and medical supplies.
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