Go back

‘Skilled workforce needed’ to meet vaccine manufacturing goal


Workshop considers how Africa can increase production of its own vaccines to 60 per cent

Creating a skilled workforce is vital if Africa is to ramp up the manufacture of its own vaccines, a meeting in Senegal has heard.

At a workshop to identify gaps and opportunities in African vaccine manufacturing this week, Richard Gordon, director of international business development at the South African Medical Research Council, said: “We simply cannot seek to manufacture biopharmaceuticals without developing a skilled workforce for the future.”

This article is only available to Research Professional News subscribers or Pivot-RP users.

If you are a Research Professional News subscriber you can log in and view the article via this link

Pivot-RP users can log in and view the article via this link.