The Saudi Foreign Minister, Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah, confirmed that the Kingdom is a major contributor to the Kovacs vaccination program.
And bin Farhan said on Twitter, Wednesday: “During our presidency of the G20, we helped mobilize international efforts to combat Corona.”
During the Kingdom’s presidency of the G20, we helped muster international efforts to combat COVID19 and we are a major contributor to the #COVAX scheme.
I’m pleased these efforts are starting to bare fruit and proud to see an important step with this delivery to #Ghana today. https://t.co/dnLQSHFIC1
— Faisal Bin Farhan (@FaisalbinFarhan) February 24, 2021
He also added: “I am pleased that these efforts have begun to bear fruit and I am proud to see an important step with this delivery to Ghana today,” indicating that 600 thousand doses of The vaccine to that African country.
It is mentioned that the Kovacs system had announced the delivery of the first global shipment of doses to Ghana, describing the day as a date.
It has proven its readiness
Ghana was chosen as the first country after it proved its readiness in terms of medical teams and the storage system to receive anti-Corona vaccines With funding from the United Nations “Kovacs” system.
Ghana also received 600 thousand doses of AstraZeneca / Oxford vaccine from the manufacturer “Indian Serum Institute” in “Pune”, India.
UNICEF also said in a statement that “the delivery of this shipment constitutes the beginning of what is expected to be the largest supply and distribution of vaccines in history.”
In this context, the United Nations plans to distribute Two billion doses during the current year through the “Kovacs” system.