The United Nations Organization (0NU) reported that Venezuela received 2.6 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines last Saturday, as part of the second shipment made to the country through the COVAX Mechanism.
“Adding this shipment, Venezuela has received 3,288,000 doses of the total acquired of 12,068,000 doses of vaccines,” it reported through a statement on the official website.
The international organization stated that the second installment consists of vaccines against the pandemic, with doses of Sinophram vaccine “and managed through the Revolving Fund of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), within the framework of the agreement established between the country and the initiative ‘global COVAX’.”
The statement reiterates that PAHO, UNICEF and other partners have accompanied Venezuela in the technical planning process for the introduction of the Covid-19 vaccine in Venezuela.
“It has included the acquisition of supplies necessary to carry out the process, such as protective equipment kits for the personnel participating in operational vaccination activities,” read the statement.