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AVAREF Workshops Accelerating COVID-19 Vaccine Access in Africa

As part of the African Union guidance on emergency regulatory authorization of COVID vaccines, the Africa Vaccine Regulatory Forum (AVAREF) convened several workshops in 2021 with Africa member states to enable regulators to rely on the World Health Organization (WHO) Emergency Use Listing (EUL) without having to undertake their own reviews, and in turn accelerate national emergency use authorization and access to these vaccines.