Arrival of COVID-19 vaccines to the Americas through COVAX

COVAX vaccine arrivals in the Americas

 

 

On March 1, 2021, the countries of the Americas began receiving vaccines through the COVAX Mechanism, an unprecedented global effort between CEPI, Gavi, Unicef, PAHO, and WHO to ensure equitable access to immunization throughout the world.  The PAHO Revolving Fund is the mechanism designated by COVAX to procure the vaccines on behalf of the countries in the region.

 

 

10 May 2021
GEORGETOWN, 10 May 2021 – Guyana today received 38,400 COVID-19 vaccine doses through the COVAX Facility, a partnership between the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) to…
18 Apr 2021
Buenos Aires, 18 April 2021 (PAHO/WHO-UNICEF) – Argentina today received its second shipment of COVID-19 vaccines from the Oxford-AstraZeneca laboratory, acquired through the COVAX Facility. The Chief of country’s Cabinet of Ministers, Santiago Cafiero, along with Minister of Health Carla Vizzotti, UNICEF representative in Argentina Luisa Brumana…
9 Apr 2021
Bridgetown, Barbados, 9 April 2021 (PAHO/WHO)- Grenada today received 24,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility, a global effort between the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance Gavi, UNICEF, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the World Health Organization (WHO). The…
9 Apr 2021
As COVID-19 vaccines delivered through COVAX in 28 countries in the Americas reach almost 3 million, PAHO Director calls for immunization in the region to become a global priority Washington D.C., April 9, 2021 (PAHO)— Twenty-eight countries in the Americas have welcomed the arrivals of about 3 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX…
8 Apr 2021
Bridgetown, Barbados, 8 April 2021 (PAHO/WHO)- Antigua and Barbuda today received 24,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility, a global effort between the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance Gavi, UNICEF, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the World Health Organization (…
7 Apr 2021
Bridgetown, Barbados, 7 April 2021 (PAHO/WHO) - Saint Lucia today received 24,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility, a global effort between the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance Gavi, UNICEF, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the World Health Organization (WHO).…
7 Apr 2021
San José, 7 April 2021 (PAHO/WHO) – On Wednesday, 7 April, Costa Rica received 43,200 doses of COVID-19 vaccine through the COVAX Facility, a joint global effort by the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), and…
7 Apr 2021
Bridgetown, Barbados, 7 April 2021 (PAHO / WHO) - St. Vincent and the Grenadines today received 24,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility, a global effort between the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance Gavi, UNICEF, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the World Health…
7 Apr 2021
Bridgetown, Barbados, 7 April 2021 (PAHO / WHO) - St. Kitts and Nevis today received 21,600 doses of COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility, a global effort between the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance Gavi, UNICEF, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the World Health Organization…