Ghana on Wednesday took delivery of some 249,600 doses of UK-donated AstraZeneca vaccines at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA).
The consignment is being distributed and transported across Ghana to bolster the country’s vaccination exercise.
UNICEF, which facilitated the arrival of the consignment, said it continues to fulfill its commitment to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
The consignment came through the #COVAX (GAVI, WHO, CEPI & UNICEF) facility.
The vaccines will further support the ongoing vaccination campaign.
Ghana’s Deputy Minister of Health, Tina Mensah, together with a Representative of the UK High Commission, Mr John Whittle, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, UNICEF Representative, Chief Director of The Ministry of Health and EPI Manager, received the vaccines at the Kotoka International Airport.
Currently Ghanaians in parts of the Greater Accra and Ashanti regions are receiving the single dose Johnson and Johnson Vaccine.