Mastercard Foundation: Vaccine Equity in Africa – Saving Lives and Livelihoods

The Mastercard Foundation, the non-governmental foundation, partnered with the Africa CDC to provide accessible vaccines to Africa.

Background

COVID-19 has infected over 170 million people globally, resulting in more than 3.5 million deaths. In Africa, the number of reported COVID-19 cases has surpassed 4.8 million, resulting in more than 130,000 deaths.

On August 20, 2020, the African...