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South Sudanese President Salva Kiir (L) receives his first jab of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in Juba, capital of South Sudan, April 13, 2021. South Sudan's health ministry said Tuesday it has vaccinated 947 health workers with the AstraZeneca vaccines against COVID-19 since last week when it launched the campaign. (Xinhua/Daniel Majak)

UNICEF secures US$1 million for rollout of COVID-19 vaccination in South Sudan

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The United Nation Children's Fund (UNICEF) said Friday it had received more than 1 million U.S. dollars in donations to improve cold chain management...
FILED - Anyone with a history of overreaction to certain medications may want to seek advice from an allergy specialist before receiving a coronavirus vaccine. Photo: Peter Kneffel/dpa

Facilities for elderly in South Africa’s Western Cape urged to assist COVID-19 vaccination

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Western Cape Province of South Africa on Tuesday urged residential facilities and service centers for the elderly to help the latter to register in...

Cameroon targets COVID-19 vaccination for 20 percent of population

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Cameroon has set a goal to vaccinate 20 percent of its over 25 million population with a COVID-19 vaccine as the country is struggling...
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NCCE intensifies campaign on COVID-19 vaccination

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The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE)in the Eastern Region is embarking on an intensive drive to ensure every citizen partakes in the ongoing...
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Indian government has no plan for countrywide lockdown amid spike in COVID-19 cases

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India's federal finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the Indian government has no plan to impose a nationwide lockdown amid the recent spike in COVID-19...
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IMF official warns lack of vaccination in low-income economies hurts all

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It is important for low-income and emerging economies to have more access to COVID-19 vaccination, an International Monetary Fund official has said.
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Covid-19 vaccination turnout in Dormaa Central very encouraging

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Mr Daniel Kwame Owusu Amponsah, the Dormaa Central Municipal Disease Control Officer on Tuesday observed that turn out for the Covid -19 vaccination exercise...
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Western North Regional Health Directorate takes delivery of 11,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines.

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The Western North Regional Health Directorate has received a total of 11,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines. Dr Marion Okoh-Owusu, Regional Health Director who confirmed this...
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Media laud Ghanaian government for COVID-19 vaccination

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Majority of media persons in the Sunyani Municipality on Friday took their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and lauded the government for its...
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United States reports over 20,000 coronavirus variants infections

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The United States has recorded more than 20,000 infection cases of coronavirus variants as of Thursday, according to the latest data of the U.S....
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Health workers in Asene Manso Akroso district get vaccine jab

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The COVID-19 vaccination exercise has been rolled out to health workers in Asene Manso Akroso District and the patronage is encouraging. The Ghana News...
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NCCE takes COVID-19 vaccination education to the streets

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The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has taken COVID-19 Vaccination Public education to some principal streets to ensure that the mysteries surrounding the...
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Vaccination of health workers in Akatsi South for COVID-19 on-going

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Dr George Nyarko, the Akatsi South Municipal Director of Health Services, has expressed satisfaction at the COVID -19 vaccination exercise for the first target...
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COVID-19 vaccination progresses smoothly in Volta

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Dr Senanu Kwesi Djokoto, Volta Regional Deputy Director, In-charge of Public Health and Mr Prosper Pi-Bansah, Ho Municipal Chief Executive have become first recipients...
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Drama as students of St. Theresa flee from school for fear of COVID-19 vaccination

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A COVID‐19 vaccine is administered to provide acquired immunity against Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS‐CoV‐2),the virus responsible for the deadly coronavirus disease...
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Participants at IWD celebration calls for more education on the COVID-19 vaccination

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Participants at a forum to mark the International Women's Day (IWD) celebration in Koforidua have called for intensified education on the COVID-19 vaccination...
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AOB NCCE intensifies public education on covid-19 vaccination

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The Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District Directorate of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has intensified public sensitization campaign on COVID-19 vaccination. The Commission visited churches, mosques,...
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NSA-Ghana supports COVID-19 Vaccination

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The Non-State Actors for Health and Development, Ghana (NSA-Ghana) has declared support for Ghana’s mass COVID-19 vaccination and asked the government to deepen collaborations...
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Zimbabwe expands high-risk groups targeted for priority vaccination

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Workers in the hospitality and tobacco industries will be prioritized for vaccination alongside teachers as Zimbabwe steps up COVID-19 vaccination, Information Minister Monica Mutsvangwa...
Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

E-certificate for COVID-19 vaccination useful instrument – WHO

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Officials of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday that the use of e-certificate for COVID-19 vaccination is a "potentially very useful instrument,"...
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AMA Chief Executive urges residents to take COVID-19 vaccine

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Mr Mohammed Adjei Sowah, the Accra Metropolitan Chief Executive, has encouraged residents of Accra to take active interest in the covid-19 vaccination exercise to...
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Ugandan president explains delay for his COVID-19 vaccination

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni explained late on Sunday his delay for receiving a COVID-19 vaccine jab in the ongoing first phase of vaccination campaign...
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NCCE intensifies COVID-19 Vaccination sensitization

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The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has intensified education on the COVID-19 Vaccination in various schools in the Tema Metropolis. The aim is to...
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GSA begins COVID-19 vaccination of staff

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The Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) on Friday began the vaccination of its staff against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). This comes at the back of government’s...

Cape Coasters react to President’s first address in his second term

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Residents of Cape Coast have expressed mixed feelings regarding the first State of the Nation Address (SONA) to the Ghanaians by President Nana Addo...

Tema NCCE educates artisans on COVID-19 vaccination

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The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) the Tema Regional Directorate has sensitized artisans and members of the beauticians association on the safety of...
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Bono NCCE trains staff on COVID-19 Vaccination

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The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) Bono Region has organised training for staff on the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination. ...
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Ghana to receive extra 2 million COVID-19 vaccines by May

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Ghana will receive an additional two million AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines from the COVAX Facility by the end of May, this year. That would boost the...
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Ghana vaccinates 300,000 people within a week

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The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has, so far, vaccinated 300,000 people since the COVID-19 mass vaccination programme started on March 2,2021. Those who received doses...

Get involved in ongoing COVID-19 vaccination-Catholic Priest

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The Very Reverend Father Nicholas Larsey, the Parish Priest of St Kizito Catholic Church, Nima, has advised parishioners to avail themselves for the nationwide...