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WHO Africa Online Press Briefing on COVID-19 in Africa


Please join an online media briefing with the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for Africa (, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti and UNICEF Regional Director for Eastern and Southern Africa, Mohamed Malick Fall. The briefing is on-the-record and it is an opportunity for you to ask questions about the COVID-19 in Africa. The media briefing is facilitated by APO Group.

Speakers include:

  • Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa
  • Mohamed Malick Fall, UNICEF Regional Director for Eastern and Southern Africa.

Date: Thursday 20 August

Time: 11:00–12:00 Brazzaville/Niamey GMT +1 (13:00-14:00 Nairobi Time)

Moderated by: Tsepiso Makwetla, Journalist

Dr Moeti will be joined by Dr Nsenga Ngoy in the Brazzaville studio

To attend, please register at:

Interpretation will be provided in French. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with details on how to access the event.

You can send questions in advance in English or French. Please email Collins Boakye-Agyemang:, and Danielle Siemeni: with your full name, your country and your media organization. Anonymous questions will not be accepted.

You can also ask questions live during the briefing using the Q&A function in Zoom. Please specify your full name, your country and the media organization you work for.

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of WHO Regional Office for Africa.

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