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Procurement of vaccines should not be tainted by graft - Corruption Watch

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South Africa is involved in four vaccine studies. Picture: iStock
South Africa is involved in four vaccine studies. Picture: iStock

Corruption Watch has called on Finance Minister Tito Mboweni to publicly brief South Africans about measures that the National Treasury has put in place to ensure the procurement of Covid-19 vaccines is not tainted by corruption.

In a hard-hitting letter to Mboweni and Treasury's executives a week ago, it asked that the finance department should brief the public about the procurement methods to be used when buying vaccines from international pharmaceutical companies.

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