Ghana recieves 1.2million doses of Moderna vaccine.
The Ghana Health Service on Saturday, September 4, 2021 has received one of it’s massive import of Covid – 19 vaccines in the country so far.
The vaccines which were recorded as 1.2 doses of Moderna vaccines through the COVAX Facilty was received at the Kotoka International Airport on the above mentioned date by a delegation led by the Deputy Minister of Health, Mr. Mahama Asei Seini on behalf of government of Ghana.
The Deputy Minister of health, in collaboration with Ms Stephanie Sullivan, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, Kwaku Ampretwum Sarpong and UNICEF Representative, Anne – Claire Dufay applauded the Government on his serious efforts in fighting the COVID – 19 pandemic since it’s outbreak.
The COVAX Facility made the donation of Moderna vaccines from the US Government while UNICEF served as an implementing partner of COVAX (CEPI, WHO) sponsored the transportation of the vaccines to Ghana successfully.
The Government of Ghana, through the African Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT) received 244, 800 doses of the Johnson and Johnson Covid – 19 vaccines on September 2, 2021.
The Ministry of Health immediately directed the Ghana Health Service to administer the Johnson and Johnson vaccines in places which were identified to be hotspots in all the various regions in Ghana.
This vaccination exercise is expected to end on Saturday, September 4, 2021.