Policy Dialogue Report – Access to the Covid-19 Vaccine for Migrants in South Africa

Executive Summary

On the 25th of March 2021, the Southern African Liaison Office (SALO) in partnership with the Norwegian People’s Aid, hosted a dialogue titled Access to the COVID-19 Vaccine for Migrants in South Africa. The dialogue was chaired by SALO board member Dr. Rob Moore. It aimed to highlight the importance of opening up the discussions around migrants to include a focus on public health, challenges with granting equitable vaccine access to migrants within South Africa, and building consensus on the importance of both the right and the necessity for vaccines to be available for all. The dialogue was attended by members of the public, ANC Alliance members, academics, and civil society and was livestreamed on Facebook. The panelists were Professor Jo Vearey and Special Advisor Zane Dangor.

Download here: PD-Report-Vaccines-and-Migrants-25-03-2021.pdf (salo.org.za)