Somalia COVAX vaccine roll-out news
Somalia today received 108,000 doses of #Covid-19 vaccines courtesy of the French government. The doses represent the 2nd batch of vaccines to land in the country this year through #COVAX and are a welcome acquisition that will provide much needed protection against the pandemic. pic.twitter.com/OLJjlcfTh9— National Institute of Health - Somalia (@NihSomalia) August 8, 2021
16 April 2021
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
Somalia received first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines from COVAX Facility.@AbikarDr, The Minister of Health the SRSG @UN envoy, Mr James Swan received the first COVID-19 vaccine shipment. @WHOSomalia @Gavi @UNSomalia @drtedros @unicefSomalia @villaSomalia @MohamedHRoble pic.twitter.com/cMZoUFNPGa— Ministry of Health- Somalia (@MoH_Somalia) March 15, 2021