10 April 2020 – Egypt to manufacture Japanese antiviral drug Avigan and join scientific research efforts

Type of Intervention: Advisory
Sectors Involved: Health
Level of Jurisdiction: Supranational
Lead People/Agency: Advisor to the Minister of Higher Education for International Relations and Agreements for Scientific Research Affairs, Dr. Mohamed Al-Shennawy

Overview: Egypt to aquire, manufacture Japanese antiviral drug Avigan and joining research efforts
Full details here: https://www.egypttoday.com/Article/1/84515/Egypt-to-aquire-manufacture-Japanese-antiviral-drug-Avigan-Scientific-Research

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Scientific Evidence (e.g. academic paper, report)
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation
Evidence/Justification: The drug is in clinical trial solidarity run by WHO and Egypt joined the clinical trial