The Regional Director for Africa, World Health Organisation, Dr Matshidiso Moeti, has paid tribute to African leaders for the progress they have made in their fight against COVID-19 pandemic.
Moeti gave the tribute on the official twitter account of the WHO Regional Office for Africa @WHOAFRO on Tuesday.
The regional director also commended Africans for their patience and support in the fight against the pandemic.
“So again, a shout out to African people, I thank them so much for the courage that they have shown, the forbearance under sometimes difficult circumstances.
“We are committed to continuing in this fight with them.
“I would like to pay special tribute to African communities. It was said by the WHO Director-General, Dr Tedro that our leaders have put in place some measures to control the pandemic.
“We have seen African countries take very tough decisions to put in place some of the control measures.
“I am very pleased to have joined this celebration of Africa Day yesterday, and especially pleased to have been in the company of special envoys on COVID-19 in Africa,” she said.