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International Vaccine Institute (IVI) Launches New Country and Project Office in Kenya to Lead...

The International Vaccine Institute (IVI) has announced the opening of a new Country and Project Office in Kenya, marking a significant step...

Global cholera vaccine stockpile runs empty as 16 countries report outbreaks

The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is extremely concerned about a recent announcement that the global cholera vaccine stockpile has been...

Ghana: United States (U.S.) Provides $2 Million to Construct a New National Vaccine Cold...

The United States Government through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is providing $2 million (24.8 million Ghana Cedis) to...

Nearly 10 000 children vaccinated as malaria vaccine rollout in Africa expands

Nearly 10 000 children in Burkina Faso and Cameroon have now received the RTS,S malaria vaccine since being introduced this year. A...

Hope for Ghanaians with life-threatening non-typhoidal diseases as KNUST scientists begin clinical trial of...

Ghanaians battling with life-threatening Non-Typhoidal diseases can rest easier as scientists from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) have...

Cameroon kicks off malaria vaccine rollout

Cameroon today launched the RTS,S malaria vaccine into its routine national immunization services, becoming the first country to do so outside the...

Vaccine shortage: Govt must not fail to honor financing obligation under Gavi vaccine initiative

Ghana’s vaccination and immunization against the six childhood killer diseases could face a major setback this year if the government fails to...
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EU commits 32 million euros to vaccine production in Ghana

The European Union (EU) has committed EUR 32 million to boost vaccine production in Ghana under the Manufacturing and Access to Vaccines,...

Sierra Leone takes a bold new step towards broader vaccination against malaria by receiving...

Shipment of the world’s first WHO-recommended malaria vaccine, RTS, S, procured by UNICEF with the support of Gavi, arrived in Sierra Leone...

Kenya: Health Secretary Engages International Vaccine Institute Leaders at World Bio Summit

During the World Bio Summit in Seoul, Health Cabinet Secretary Nakhumicha S. Wafula engaged with the International Vaccine Institute (IVI) leadership, led...

Ethiopia: Close to 1.9 million receive the Cholera vaccine despite challenging environment in Amhara...

The Amhara region is the 2nd most populated region in Ethiopia. The region currently faces multiple emergencies including drought, Measles, Malaria, and...

World Health Organization (WHO), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance...

Following devastating outbreaks in Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2016 that saw exportation of cases to China, the...

Oti Region vet director calls for free rabies vaccines

The Regional Veterinary Director for Oti Region, Dr. Patrick Akandi Agbodzi has pleaded with the government and development partners for assistance in...
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New hope as trial of HIV vaccine begins

US state research agency, National Institutes of Health (NIH), has announced the first phase of trial of a preventive HIV vaccine candidate...

FDA Ghana designated as Regional Centre of Excellence for Vaccines Regulatory Oversight in Africa

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) in Ghana has been designated as a Regional Center of Excellence for Vaccine Regulatory Oversight in...

Bawku: Veterinary Service laments lack of anthrax vaccines

The District Director of the Veterinary Service at Bawku, Bonaventure Chiru, is lamenting the absence of vaccines to fight the deadly anthrax...

Expedite action on local vaccine production – Akufo-Addo to National Vaccine Institute

President Nana Akufo-Addo has charged the National Vaccine Institute (NVI) to work to bring to fruition the vision of developing and manufacturing...
A nurse fills a syringe with malaria vaccine before administering it to an infant at the Lumumba Sub-County hospital in Kisumu, Kenya, July 1, 2022. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Ghana first to approve Oxford’s malaria vaccine

Ghana has become the first country in the world to approve a new malaria vaccine from Oxford University, with children under the...

Ghana first to approve ‘world-changer’ malaria vaccine

Ghana is the first country to approve a new malaria vaccine that has been described as a “world-changer” by the scientists who...

ECG disconnects power to Keta vaccine storage – Medicines risk going waste

Vaccines for routine immunisation, including new deliveries received last week, risk going waste at the Keta Municipal Health Directorate because the Electricity...

Ministry of Health takes delivery of 500K measles vaccines

The Ministry for Health has taken delivery of 500,000 measles rubella immunisation vaccines. The sector Minister, Kwaku Agyemang-Manu, led a...

Child vaccines: Ministry of Health sends SoS message to Ghanaians [Listen]

JoyNews/AdomNews · Ministry Of Health On Child Vaccines The Ministry of Health (MoH) has urged...

Ghana receives first consignment of child vaccines

The Ministry of Health and the Ghana Health Service has taken delivery of the first consignment of child immunisation vaccines.

Akandoh takes on govt over shortage of child vaccines

Ranking member on the Health Committee of Parliament has blamed the shortage of child immunisation vaccines in the country on the incompetence...

Childhood killer diseases: Vaccines coming in 3 weeks – Health Minister

The Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyeman Manu, has assured the nation that steps are being taken for the country to take delivery...

SONA 2023: Akufo-Addo reacts to shortage of baby vaccines

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has expressed concern over the shortage of childhood vaccines in the country. The President,...

Govt moves to deliver vaccines 

The government is deploying all efforts and resources to fast-track the delivery of the routine child immunisation vaccines that are in short...
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Use Independence Day cash to buy vaccines for children – Mahama

Former President John Dramani Mahama has urged President Nana Akufo-Addo to sacrifice funds being used to organize this year’s Independence Day celebration...

Over 100 measles cases recorded in northern Ghana as babies vaccines shortage bite

Over 100 children in the northern part of Ghana are suspected to have contracted measles. This is according...

Measles vaccines to arrive in Ghana within 2 weeks 

The Majority Chief Whip in Parliament, Frank Annoh-Dompreh, says the country will take stock of some measles vaccines from the United Nations...

Health Minister to appear before Parliamentary Committee over vaccines shortage

A Ranking Member of the Health Committee of Parliament, Kwabena Mintah Akandoh, has expressed his displeasure over shortage of vaccines for infants....
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Health Ministry moves to renegotiate COVID-19 vaccine contract

The Ministry of Health has given an assurance that efforts are being made to renegotiate the vaccine acquisition contract with the African...

COVID-19: $81m worth of vaccines paid for not delivered – Auditor-General’s report

The Auditor-General has reported that $81m worth of vaccines paid for by government has not been delivered.  According to...

42% of Covid-19 vaccines supplied to Volta Region gone waste – GHS

About 42% of the over 2.1 million doses of  Covid-19 vaccines supplied to the Volta Region have gone waste due to high...

Ghana to expand malaria vaccine implementation from December 2022 

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) and its development partners are set to expand the Malaria Vaccine Implementation Programme (MVIP) to 93 other...

China approves inhaled Covid vaccine

China has become the first country to approve an inhaled Covid vaccine. Made by CanSino, it has similar ingredients...
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No HIV in COVID vaccines; Ghana’s spiking HIV rate nothing to do with pandemic...

A senior research fellow at the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR), Dr Isaac Darko Okyere, has refuted claims that HIV...

Uganda rejects compulsory adult vaccines

A proposed new law to make vaccines compulsory for all adults in the event of a mass disease outbreak has been rejected...

Demand of monkeypox vaccines outstrips supply

US health officials say they do not have enough monkeypox vaccines to cope with surging demand. The US has...

E-passport Covid vaccine launched

An African Union vaccine e-passport has been introduced, which is intended to enable easier travel within and outside Africa.
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