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African Health Ministers Convene Emergency AU Meeting to Coordinate Responses to COVID-19

African health ministers together with the African Union's Centre for Disease Control and the World Health Organization convened an emergency meeting on Saturday in Addis Ababa. Photo via Development Reimagined LinkedIn.

The African Union convened an emergency meeting on Saturday to discuss a coordinated continental response to the burgeoning COVID-19 crisis. Dozens of health ministers from across Africa were joined by leaders from the Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization among others.

WHAT DID THEY DISCUSS? There were three key items on the agenda:

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