How COVAX is working to make vaccine equity a reality

Everyone, everywhere can do their part in helping to vaccinate the world and end the COVID-19 pandemic.

Spray Eshaghzay draws vaccine from a vial at a WHO-supported COVID-19 vaccinators’ training session at the office of the Agency for Assistance and Development of Afghanistan (AADA) in Herat, Afghanistan. © WHO / Andrew Quilty
Nepal’s first consignment of COVID-19 vaccine doses via COVAX are unloaded at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu on 7 March 2021. © WHO / Ajay Maharjan
Saraswoti Devi Shrestha (left) receives a COVID-19 vaccine at Paropakar Maternity and Women’s Hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal. © WHO / Uma Bista
Augustine Sagoe (left), chief laboratory scientist at Ghana Infectious Disease Centre, and Lindsay Dede Narh (right), a critical care nurse at Ghana East Municipal Hospital, hold vaccination cards after receiving a dose of the AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID-19 vaccine at Accra’s Ridge Hospital, Ghana, on 4 March 2021. © WHO / Nana Kofi Acquah
Surgeon and oncologist Marie Dione Sacdalan receives COVID-19 vaccine at the Philippine General Hospital in Manila, Philippines on 29 March 2021. © WHO / Hannah Reyes Morales
A thank you card hangs on a wall in the Philippine General Hospital in Manila, Philippines. © WHO / Hannah Reyes Morales



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