Kenya COVAX vaccine roll-out news

 

12 May 2021

ARTICLE

Kenya completes its first round of COVID-19 vaccinations

After some initial hesitancy amongst health workers, Kenya has successfully rolled out the first batch of COVID-19 vaccine doses.

By Mike Mwaniki

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16 April 2021

ARTICLE

Women on the frontline: delivering COVID-19 vaccines on the Kenya-Somalia border

Al-Shabaab has forced the shutdown of health facilities close to the Somalia border in Northern Kenya. A group of women activists are fighting back, ensuring COVID-19 vaccines reach the most vulnerable.

By Abjata Khalif

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01 April 2021

ARTICLE

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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