Ghana has become the main beneficiary of COVID-19 immunization portions dispersed by COVAX, a worldwide antibody sharing activity.
Ghana took conveyance of 600,000 portions of AstraZeneca COVID-19 antibody made by the Serum Institute of India.
Key government and wellbeing authorities just as ambassadors were at the Kotoka International Airport to get the immunizations.
A plane conveying 600,000 portions of the AstraZeneca/Oxford antibody arrived in Accra, not long before 8 am on Wednesday.
“Following a time of interruptions because of the COVID-19 pandemic, with in excess of 80,700 Ghanaians getting tainted with the infection and more than 580 lost lives, the way to recuperation for individuals of Ghana can at long last start,” UNICEF said in a proclamation to stamp the event.
“This is an earth shattering event, as the appearance of the COVID-19 antibodies into Ghana is basic in finishing the pandemic. The solitary way out of this emergency is to guarantee that inoculations are accessible for all.”
UNICEF anticipates that this arrival should be important for the “biggest antibody acquisition and supply activity ever.”
The COVAX Facility intends to convey near 2 billion dosages of COVID-19 immunizations this year.
“This is an extraordinary worldwide exertion to ensure all residents approach antibodies,” UNICEF noted.
The recently shown up antibodies will be sent to assigned wellbeing offices from March 2.
The zones reserved for the underlying antibody rollout are the Greater Accra Metro remembering Awutu Senya and Awutu Senya East for the Central Region.
A comparative fragmented populace in the Greater Kumasi Metro and Obuasi district will likewise be covered, as indicated by an assertion from the Information Ministry.