Paul Adepoju is a Nigeria-based Devex Contributing Reporter, academic, and author. He covers health and tech in Africa for leading local and international media outlets including CNN, Quartz, and The Guardian. He's also the founder of healthnews.africa. He is completing a doctorate in cell biology and genetics and holds several reporting awards in health and tech.
A new guidance document seeks to "foster ethical, efficient, credible” and acceptable HIV prevention research but researchers say it may better serve an aspirational goal as it is currently unenforceable.
Health experts have attributed the rapid increase in the uptake of preexposure prophylaxis to the introduction of more channels for delivery and urged governments to continue promoting avenues for access.
Though a yellow fever outbreak is putting a strain on the country's health system, it has also provided health workers with an opportunity to test-run their vaccine delivery chain in preparation for the COVID-19 vaccine.