The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday disclosed that it has so far financed 82 projects under its Healthcare Sector Research and Development Intervention Scheme (HSRDIS). The CBN Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, made the disclosure in Abuja at the award of grants for new beneficiaries under HSRDIS.
According to him, the scheme was introduced with the release of the implementation guidelines and subsequent inauguration of the Scheme’s Body of Experts (BoE) in July 2020, as part of the CBN’s policy response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and aims at promoting intense research and development (R&D) activities towards developing vaccines and drugs against the spread of other communicable and non-communicable diseases…
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