Serbia receives a new shipment of COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility

18 March 2022
Covax delivery
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Belgrade, 18 March 2022 - A new delivery of COVID-19 vaccines procured through the COVAX Facility has arrived in Serbia. The new delivery of 67,200 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine has arrived at Belgrade’s Nikola Tesla Airport.

The Government of the Republic of Serbia has financed the procurement of these vaccines. UNICEF, as a delivery agent in the COVAX Facility, has so far ensured the procurement, transport, and delivery of 769,200 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to Serbia.

High vaccination rates are a key factor in the fight against COVID-19.

The COVAX Facility is co-led by GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI).

The goal of the COVAX initiative is to provide nations with equitable and affordable access to safe and effective vaccines against COVID-19, regardless of their income level, and UNICEF is supporting this process as a delivery agent.

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