The Financial Neighborhood of West African States (ECOWAS) Vaccine Activity Power has advisable compensation for residents that suffer uncomfortable side effects or damage from the COVID-19 vaccination.
Prof. Stanley Okolo, Director-Normal of the West African Well being Organisation (WAHO), made the announcement on Saturday in Abuja.
He spoke on the fifth Regional Steering Committee assembly of the Regional Illness Surveillance Methods Enhancement (REDISSE) undertaking.
The advice was a part of the resolutions the duty drive offered to the ECOWAS Ministerial Coordinating Committee to encourage residents to obtain the vaccine.
The DG mentioned member nations, whether or not in Africa, West Africa, Europe or Asia, should take into consideration the supplementary or residual indemnity.
“That is without doubt one of the points being taken up by COVAX, the physique arrange by the WHO and GAVI, to take a look at how they indemnify among the corporations relating to the vaccines they equipped.”
He disclosed that the Ministerial Committee agreed that member nations ought to be careful for any vital uncomfortable side effects or damage.
COVID-19 vaccine: ECOWAS recommends compensation for uncomfortable side effects, damage