Arrival of COVID-19 vaccines to the Americas through COVAX

Arrival of COVID-19 vaccines to the Americas through COVAX

 

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.

22 Nov 2021
Saint John’s, Antigua, 18 November 2021 [PAHO] — Antigua & Barbuda today received 19,200 doses of COVID-19 vaccine donated by Spain via the COVAX Mechanism, a global initiative that aims to ensure equitable access to vaccines against the disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus.   Including this delivery…
7 Sep 2021
Caracas, September 7, 2021 (PAHO/WHO) – A shipment of 693,600 doses of COVID-19 vaccines arrived in Venezuela today. The vaccines, purchased using Venezuela’s own resources, were procured through the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Revolving Fund – the procurement agent for COVAX for the Region of the Americas. This shipment is the first…
24 Aug 2021
Bridgetown, Barbados, 24 August 2021 (PAHO / WHO) - Today, Barbados received 33,600 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 (WHO…
14 Aug 2021
GEORGETOWN, 13 August 2021 – Guyana received 57,600 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 ensure the…
17 Jul 2021
Port-au-Prince, 17th July 2021 --- Following the delivery of 500,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine donated by the United States through the COVAX mechanism, a first vaccination session was organized on Friday, July 16 by the Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP) at the Hospital Universitaire de Paix (HUP) in Port-au-Prince, where many health…
14 Jul 2021
PAHO Director reiterates commitment to support the Haitian people in their fight against COVID-19  Port-au-Prince/Washington. D.C., July 14, 2021 (PAHO) — Today Haiti received 500,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines donated by the United States through the COVAX Facility. The country is the fourth in the region to receive these donated shipments,…
25 Jun 2021
Honduras will be the first to receive a shipment of 1.5 million doses followed by other countries in the coming days.  Washington DC., June 25, 2021 (PAHO) — Pan American Health Organization Director Dr. Carissa F. Etienne praised the Government of the United States on the imminent delivery of millions of doses of COVID-19 vaccines to…
12 May 2021
Belize City, Belize, 12 May 2021 (PAHO) - Today, Belize received its second shipment of 33,600 doses of COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility, a global partnership between the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance Gavi, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the Pan American Health…
12 May 2021
Port of Spain 10 May, 2021 (PAHO/WHO) - Today, Trinidad and Tobago received its second batch of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility. The 33,600 doses of COVID-19 vaccines arrived at the Piarco International Airport at 11:59a.m today Trinidad and Tobago is expected to receive a further 100,000 Sinopharm Beijing…