Posts In: vaccination

Five key take home messages from the high-level dialogue on Covid-19 vaccine access for migrant and mobile populations in South Africa

September 14, 2021 0 Comments

The Migration and Coronavirus in Southern Africa Coordination Group (MiCoSA) recently (on 25th August) held a high-level dialogue on the access of the Covid-19 vaccine for migrant and mobile populations in South Africa.

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PODCAST: Vaccination of undocumented migrants

August 5, 2021 0 Comments

Human rights groups and activists are calling on the country’s acting Minister of Health Mmamoloko Kubayi to follow international guidelines by making sure that the Covid-19 vaccination programme is inclusive. ACMS director Professor Jo Vearey has added her voice to the call. Find out why this is important by listening to her SAfm interview here.

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PODCAST: Calls for Covid-19 vaccination of undocumented

July 30, 2021 0 Comments

Experts call on the government to address the vaccination of undocumented persons. African Centre for Migration and Society (ACMS) director Professor Jo Vearey adds her voice to this call. Listen to her interview on the SAfm Sunrise radio show from earlier this week (28 July 2021).

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TV INTERVIEW: Vaccination of undocumented migrants and asylum seekers

July 29, 2021 0 Comments

Leaders of social, legal, and academic organisations have come together to call on the South African government to leave no one behind when it comes to the Covid-19 vaccination. The concern is that undocumented migrants are not able to access it. Director of the African Centre for Migration and Society (ACMS) Professor Jo Vearey was recently (on 27 July 2021) interviewed by SABC News about this. Watch the news insert here:

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