Africa CDC partners with Mastercard Foundation in $1.3 Billion deal to save African lives and livelihoods

ETHIOPIA – Canadian foundation, Mastercard, has announced that it will deploy $1.3 billion over the next three years in partnership with the Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) to save the lives and livelihoods of millions of people in Africa and hasten the economic recovery of the continent. This initiative builds on an earlier collaboration between Mastercard and Africa CDC to expand access to testing kits and enhance surveillance capacity in Africa. Through the Foundation’s support, the Africa CDC’s Partnership to Accelerate COVID-19 Testing (PACT) deployed nearly…

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