South Africa and Norway, Co-Chairs of the ACT-A Facilitation Council and Commissioners of the ACT-A independent evaluation, hosted a technical meeting ‘Building consensus on a medical countermeasures platform for the next pandemic: Governance and financing of an equitable and sustainable medical countermeasures platform’ in South Africa on 23-24 February 2023.

Ahead of this meeting, the Platform for ACT-A Civil Society and Community Representatives prepared an initial assessment of the questions raised in each of the issue papers shared by the co-hosts: