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COVAX to deliver 8 million Covid-19 Vaccine to Nigeria by Aug

by on July 14, 2021 0
Nigeria is expected to receive about eight million additional doses of COVID-19 vaccines by the end of August, including from a U.S. government donation, the head of its primary care agency has said. The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Director, Faisal Shuaib said Nigeria exhausted its initial supply of nearly 4 million... Read More

COVAX targets supplying 520 mln vaccine doses to Africa this year

by on July 8, 2021 0
The global vaccine distribution scheme COVAX aims to deliver 520 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to Africa this year, its managing director said, with supplies ramping up from September after delays caused by Indian export restrictions. Aurelia Nguyen told a news conference on Thursday organised by the World Health Organization’s Africa region that the scheme... Read More

Again, Ghana beats Nigeria, other African nations to receive 2nd batch of vaccines from Covax

by on May 7, 2021 0
Ghana has become the first country to get a second delivery of vaccines from the World Health Organization-backed Covax facility after India, who manufactures the shots, halted exports to face its own health crisis. The batch of 350,000 AstraZeneca Plc vaccines made by the Serum Institute of India arrived from the Democratic Republic of Congo Friday, Martha Gyansa-Lutterodt,... Read More

Covid-19 Vaccine hoarding threatens global supply, says WHO

by on February 28, 2021 0
Countries seeking their own COVID-19 vaccine doses are making deals with drug companies that threaten the supply for the global COVAX programme for poor and middle-income countries, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said. “Now, some countries are still pursuing deals that will compromise the COVAX supply. Without a doubt,” WHO senior adviser Bruce... Read More