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Rwanda: end of the first phase of vaccination

In Rwanda, the first phase of vaccination against the coronavirus is coming to an end. On 3 March, the country received 340,000 doses of vaccine under the Covax initiative. In a fortnight, almost all of these doses have been administered throughout the country. Among them, a majority of AstraZeneca, but...
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Rwanda: Dr. Zacharopoulou starts his second vaccination day (EU)

The Vice-Chairwoman of the European Parliament's Development Committee and rapporteur for the new Africa-EU strategy, Dr. Zacharopoulou, is starting her second day of vaccination of Rwandan health workers and vulnerable people in order to promote the COVAX international solidarity mechanism and the commitment of the European Union. The Member of...
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Uganda : first batch of COVID-19 vaccines through COVAX

Uganda on 5 march received the first batch of COVID-19 vaccines from COVAX facility. Ruth Aceng, the minister of Health, and Yonas Tegegn Woldemariam, World Health Organization (WHO) Representative in Uganda, received the initial batch of 864,000 doses of AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccines from COVAX vaccine sharing program. The vaccines, part of...
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Covid 19: UN helps deliver vaccines to Africa

The United Nations has delivered millions of doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Africa through the COVAX initiative, a global mechanism for the purchase and delivery of vaccines for low- and middle-income countries, a spokesman said Wednesday. Vaccines have already arrived in Angola, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Gambia, Kenya,...
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Nigeria: 4 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine expected

Nigeria, the most populous country in Africa with 200 million inhabitants, will receive nearly four million doses of vaccine against Covid-19, financed by the Covax device intended in particular for disadvantaged countries, the authorities announced Sunday, "Nigeria will receive 3.92 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine on March 2," reads a...
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