28 June 2021 – CSIC makes COVID-19 serological tests available to WHO and Africa

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Research and Development
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of Science and Innovation and the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)

Overview: Title: The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) makes its COVID-19 serological tests available to the WHO to facilitate their manufacture in Africa

The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) is making its COVID-19 serological test technology available to the World Health Organization (WHO) so that it can be manufactured in African and other developing countries.

C-TAP is an initiative by the WHO to provide rapid, equitable and affordable access to COVID-19 health products by scaling up production.

Full details here: https://www.who.int/initiatives/covid-19-technology-access-pool

Type of Justification: Scientific Evidence (e.g. academic paper, report)
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation, National – academic, International – academic