In the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, many sub-Saharan African countries will face serious economic crises and shrinking public spending. If countries are unable to spend more, they need to spend better. Europe has leading expertise in building institutions for priority-setting in health, making it an obvious potential source for collaboration with the Global South.
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With a number of African countries confirming their first cases of COVID-19 and the continent bracing for major outbreaks, health system resilience and basic functionality emerge once again as the determining factor for a successful response.