Ghana receives additional 244,800 doses of Johnson & Johnson vaccines

On Thursday September 2, 2021, Ghana received additional 244,800 doses of Johnson & Johnson vaccines.

According to UNICEF, the exercise was done through the African Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT) mechanism established by the African Union (AU) and supported by the World Bank.

“This is welcome news as it will ensure the smooth continuation of the on-going vaccination campaign.

“UNICEF continues to be a committed partner in facilitating the transportation of the vaccines to Ghana @WorldBank and  @UNICEF,” UNICEF said.

It comes barely two weeks after a section of the Ghanaian population were vaccinated with same J&J vaccines.