Ghana is optimistic to receive 1.2 million doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines before the close of July.
Dr. Kwame Amponsa-Achiano, Manager of the Expanded Programme on Immunization of the Ghana Health Service confirmed this to journalists at a coronavirus event in Accra yesterday (July 13).
Although he was uncertain about the actual timelines due to manufactures’ given condition which makes them the pre-determinants of delivery timelines.
In other news, the United Parcel Services has donated 16 ultra-negative cold chain pieces of equipment for vaccines storage to the Ministry of Health.
UPS, a global shipping and logistics company donated the equipment, commonly known as vaccine fridges for distribution to the 16 regions as part of the company’s corporate social responsibility.
The Health Minister, Hon. Kwaku Agyeman-Manu who received the vaccine fridges, said the ultra-negative cold chain would help the country to boost its capacity for vaccines storage and be able to procure and accept vaccines that require ultra-cold storage and movement temperatures.