Kenya COVAX vaccine roll-out news


01 April 2021


Relieved and hopeful: Reflections after my first COVAX vaccine

In March, Mukami received her first COVAX vaccine dose. As a woman in her 60s living in Kenya, she has priority access to COVAX vaccines, alongside other high-risk groups like health care workers and people with underlying diseases. Here she shares what it means for her, her community and the world.

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The first #COVAX vaccinations have begun in Kenya! These will help protect frontline health workers against COVID-19. @UNICEFKenya is proud to support this initiative which is the largest ever global vaccination rollout.@CEPIvaccines @WHO @gavi @UNICEF @MOH_Kenya @UnKenya

12:19pm | March 5, 2021


"I would like to thank @UNICEFKenya, @WHOKenya and @gavi for their support in procuring and transporting these life-saving vaccines and the Kenyan people for their cooperation over the past 11.5 months" Cabinet Secretary @MOH_Kenya Mutahi Kagwe

09:39am | March 3, 2021

*SII-AstraZeneca (COVISHIELD) vaccine, licensed and manufactured by Serum Institute of India

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