Government of Japan contributes over US$ 21 million for life-saving vaccines, and water and sanitation in Afghanistan’s schools
With this funding, UNICEF will provide vaccines for 18.3 million mothers and children across Afghanistan, and clean water for 30,000 people in four provinces.
The Government of Japan contributes $5.5 million to strengthen health systems and vaccine delivery across Afghanistan
This fund will allow UNICEF to improve cold chain equipment to ensure sustainable immunization programming against infectious diseases, including COVID-19, for over 24 million adults and 8 million children under five.
UNICEF to lead procurement and supply of COVID-19 vaccines in world’s largest and fastest ever operation of its kind
UNICEF will work with manufacturers and partners on the procurement of vaccine doses as well as freight, logistics and storage of COVID-19 vaccines, on behalf of global COVAX Facility
WHO and UNICEF warn of a decline in vaccinations during COVID-19
WHO and UNICEF call for immediate efforts to vaccinate all children as new data shows that, before the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccine coverage stalled at 85 per cent for nearly a decade, with 14 million unvaccinated infants yearly