COVAX 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.

 

 COVAX News

21 Mar 2023
GEORGETOWN, GUYANA, 21 March 2023 [PAHO] -- Guyana received 13,440 doses of the Pfizer vaccine donated by the Government of Spain. Four thousand, eight hundred (4,800) children's vaccines were received and handed to the Ministry of Health yesterday. The vaccine arrived in two shipments. The second shipment of eight thousand, six hundred and forty…
19 Dec 2022
The PAHO Canada Project and the PAHO Revolving Fund end the year with more vaccine-related supplies and cooperation provided to Caribbean countries and will continue throughout 2023.  December 19, 2022 - Caribbean countries and territories have been advancing their COVID-19 demand planning process for 2023 with the support of the Revolving…
14 Jul 2022
GEORGETOWN, 14 July 202 – Guyana received 12,000 doses of COVID-19 US-made Pfizer vaccines 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 (…
15 Feb 2022
Milestone reached today with delivery of 1.5 million total doses, donated by Spain to Ecuador   Washington D.C. 14 February 2022 (PAHO) – The number of doses of COVID-19 vaccine delivered by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) to Latin America and the Caribbean reached 100 million today, thanks to the efforts of the organization’s…
15 Jan 2022
GEORGETOWN, GUYANA, 14 January 2022 [PAHO] — Guyana today received 28,800 doses of the Janssen Ad26COV2.S vaccine as part of the dose-sharing mechanism. under a project funded by Spain, through the COVAX Mechanism Facility, a partnership between the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, the Pan…
8 Dec 2021
GEORGETOWN 6 December 2021 – Guyana received 42,120 Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses through the COVAX Mechanism 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 (…
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, United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the World…