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Twelve months on, COVAX lists trials, triumphs

COVAX Covid-19 vaccine consignment

Twelve months ago, the world came together to support COVAX, a multilateral initiative aimed at guaranteeing global access to lifesaving COVID-19 vaccines. COVAX Covid-19 vaccine consignment With the support of the international community, COVAX immediately began securing financing, entering into negotiations with vaccine developers and manufacturers and addressing the host of technical and operational challenges associated with rolling out the ...

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UK donates another 592,880 COVID-19 vaccine doses to Nigeria

Covid-19 Vaccine

Nigeria on Thursday, August 26, 2021, received another 592,880 doses of the AstraZeneca-Oxford COVID-19 vaccine donated by the UK via the COVAX Facility. This brings the total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses donated to Nigeria from the UK through COVAX to 1,292,640 doses in August alone. Small bottles labeled with a “Vaccine COVID-19” sticker and a medical syringe are seen ...

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COVID-19: Nigeria receives 3.92m doses of AstraZeneca vaccine

COVAX Vaccine

An Emirates plane, Boeing 777300ER, carrying 3.92 million doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport Abuja in Nigeria at 11.36 a.m. on Tuesday, March 1, 2021. Officials receiving the vaccines at the airport The vaccine shipment is from COVAX, a global scheme to procure and distribute inoculations for free, as the world races to contain thecoronavirus pandemic. The Boeing ...

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G7 leaders commit $4.3bn to fund equitable access to tests, treatments, vaccines

Virtual G7 Meeting

Commitments made at the Virtual G7 leaders meeting held on Friday, February 19, 2021 and hosted by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, and at the Munich Security Conference later in the day, signaled significant progress in the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic with an important underscoring of the need for global equity in access to test, treatments, and vaccines. ...

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UN urges G20 to prepare ‘Global Vaccination Plan’

António Guterres

The UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 proposed that the Group of 20 (G20) set up an emergency task force to prepare a “Global Vaccination Plan” against COVID-19. UN Secretary-General, António Guterres. Photo credit: UN /Mark Garten He told an open debate of the Security Council on “ensuring the equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines in contexts affected ...

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World must unite to defeat COVID, prevent future pandemics – UK Prime Minister

Boris Johnson

Ahead of the UK’s Foreign Secretary co-hosting a high-level United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) event on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 with the World Health Organisation (WHO), the UN Secretary-General and South Africa on COVAX, UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has said that the world must overcome the extraordinary divisions created by coronavirus and unite to defeat the pandemic. Britain’s Prime ...

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COVID-19 vaccine: 165 countries engage in global access facility – WHO

Seth Berkley

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says no fewer than 165 countries have engaged in COVID-19 vaccine global access facility. Dr Seth Berkley, the CEO of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. Photo credit: Paul Morigi/Getty Images WHO said in a statement on Thursday, July 16, 2020 that, of the number, 75 countries have so far shown interest in joining its COVAX facility ...

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