Covax initiative: Togo gets 720,000 new Sinovac doses

Wednesday, 27 October 2021 13:41
Covax initiative: Togo gets 720,000 new Sinovac doses

(Togo First) - Togo received 702,000 doses of Sinovac vaccines yesterday, October 26. The vaccines were supplied as part of the Covax initiative.

The stock was received by the minister of health, Prof. Mijiyawa, at the Lomé airport, in the presence of Col. Djibril Mohaman, head of the national team in charge of countering the Covid-19 (CNGR), and Covax members, including the WHO and Unicef representatives, Dr. Binta Diallo and Dr. Aissata Sidibé, respectively. 

According to the Togolese minister of health, this is the largest batch of vaccines Togo has ever received under the UN-led initiative since the pandemic broke out. Overall, the country has secured, so far, over one million (1,027,000) doses of Sinovac vaccines from the Covax project.

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