Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, has said under the N100bn Credit Support for the health sector, the bank has disbursed about 97.8Billion Naira to 95 projects, which are green and brown field projects across the country.
According to the CBN governor, the healthcare research and development scheme was designed to energize pharmacists to be able to research vaccines to tackle coronavirus and other communicable diseases.
He said, “We received 286 applications, we reviewed about 83 applications and 70 applications have been evaluated. Five have been approved, valued at N232m.
“These are part of the measures by the CBN to strengthen the health sector and the healthcare infrastructure.”
He added that over 286 applications were received with five reviewed, valued at N232m.