iciHaiti - Covid-19 : American donation of 39,780 doses of Pfizer vaccine
Haiti, through the Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP), received last week a batch of 39,780 doses of "Comirnaty" vaccine from Pfizer laboratories, a donation from the US Government as part of the initiative Covax.
People must receive 2 doses of Pfizer vaccines to obtain the optimal protection against Covid-19 and its variants.
As part of the fight against Corronavirus in Haiti, the Haitian Government through the Ministry of Public Health and the support of the international community and all other partners will continue to fight to make vaccines available nationwide. of the national territory.
However, it should be noted that vaccination in Haiti is almost at a standstill 125,271 Haitians (1.07% of the population) +156 in 5 days have received a 1st dose of "Spikevax" vaccine from the MODERNA Laboratory since July 16, 2021 date of the first injection through 149 open vaccination centers https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-35051-haiti-covid-19-list-of-149-vaccination-centers-open-in-the-country.html and 79,140 Haitians are fully vaccinated (2 doses, 0.68% of the population) + 1,847 .
Update January 14, 2022 latest information available (source MSPP).
Remember that 76% of the Haitian population is against vaccination:
Download the “Safitek Research” survey : https://www.haitilibre.com/docs/Safitek-COVID-19-2021-EN.pdf
Learn more about COVAX :
Covax is an initiative led by the World Health Organization (WHO) is the result of an extraordinary and unique global collaboration, with more than two-thirds of the world engaged (Governments, World Health Organizations, laboratories, scientists, the private sector, civil society and philanthropy), with the aim of providing innovative and equitable access to COVID-19 diagnostics, treatments and vaccines regardless of people's wealth.
COVAX has the largest and most diverse portfolio of COVID-19 vaccines in the world, and as such represents the world's best hope for an early end to this pandemic.
So far COVAX has shipped more than 36 million doses of vaccine to 86 countries as of April 5, according to the UN spokesperson.
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