Tags : COVAX

Covid-19 Vaccine Donations To Nigeria: The Story So Far In

It is safe to say that Nigeria and other countries in Africa continue to enjoy vaccine donations from the global north as the world continues the battle against the covid-19 pandemic. According to the Nigerian Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), the agency in charge of the vaccine roll-out, Nigeria… You must be registered to […]Read More

’26 Africans Die Of COVID Every Hour’

The World Health Organisation has said that African countries may not achieve 10 percent vaccination of most vulnerable populations against COVID, before the end of September. WHO Africa, in a statement, said that new data has shown that 42 out of Africa’s 54 nations may miss the target with the current pace of delivery and […]Read More

Nigeria Flags-off Second Phase Vaccination Exercise

Nigeria has begun the second phase of its vaccination exercise against the Covid-19 virus. The exercise is coming at a time where the country has begun to record increasing cases of the virus in the last one month. Speaking at the flag-off ceremony held at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Jabi Abuja, the Secretary to […]Read More

Infographics: Vaccination Progress Around The World

Over four billion doses of coronavirus vaccines have been administered in over 190 countries around the world. However, there is a huge difference between the pace of vaccinations in some countries compared to others. For instance, countries like China have vaccinated about 1,607,210,845, a figure higher than the vaccination figures… You must be registered to […]Read More

UNICEF Orders 220 million COVAX For African Countries

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund has signed an agreement with Janssen Pharmaceutica NV to supply an additional 220 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson single dose COVID-19 vaccine to all 55-member states of the African Union by the end of 2022. This agreement would increase the total number of doses to 400 […]Read More

Infographic: COVID-19 Vaccination In Africa

More than a year since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pandemic, the microscopic coronavirus has in many ways revealed the vulnerability of low-income countries, as well as their dependency on the global north. The virus might seem well under control, but the fact is, this is not… You must be registered to […]Read More

Coronavirus: Ghana In Dire Need Of Vaccines

According to official figures from Ghana Health Services, three hundred ninety-six thousand seven hundred fifty-nine (396,759) Ghanaian residents have received both doses of the AstraZeneca Coronavirus vaccine, making up only 1.3% of the nation’s population of 30 million. The Director-General of the GHS, Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye on Sunday, July 4, 2021, announced that as of […]Read More

Vaccine: World Bank Gives $4bn to 51 Countries

The World Bank has stated that it has provided a fund of over $4 billion for the purchase and deployment of COVID-19 Vaccine to 51 countries– with over half in Africa. This was contained in a press statement released by the bank titled ‘World Bank financing for COVID-19 vaccine rollout exceeds $4bn for 50 countries’ […]Read More

Nigeria To Get 3.93 Million Doses Of Covax

Nigeria is expected to receive 3.92 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine from the COVAX facility between the end of July and early August.  Meanwhile, the administration of the second dose of Oxford AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine in the country will also end by 25th June 2021.  The Executive Director of the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency […]Read More