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.

 COVAX News

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…
11 May 2021
Bridgetown, Barbados, 11 May 2021 (PAHO/WHO) - Barbados today 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…
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, United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the World Health…
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, United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the…