Thursday, November 30, 2023
name of Prensa Latina
Bandera inglesa
English Edition
name of Prensa Latina



Spain donates vaccines to Latin America

Madrid, Jul 27 (Prensa Latina) Spain began the process of donating 7.5 million vaccines to Latin American and Caribbean countries, which will be distributed through the Covax mechanism of the World Health Organization (WHO).

In a communiqué issued by the Foreign and Health ministries, the Spanish Government emphasized that this is a fulfillment of the commitment announced during the Ibero-American Summit in Andorra.

It explained that after the agreement reached between AstraZeneca, Covax and Spain, the first donations will amount to more than 750,000 doses and will go to Paraguay, Guatemala, Peru, Ecuador and Nicaragua.

The Government of Spain has committed a total of 22.5 million vaccines authorized in the European Union and used in Spain, and at least 7.5 million of them will be donated to Ibero-American countries.

The Government explained that the donations will be channeled through Covax, a mechanism supervised by the World Health Organization (WHO), with the logistical support of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO).

On the other hand, it noted that the distribution will be progressive, as Spain makes the vaccines available to the mechanism.


name of Prensa Latina

| Text SMS to 8100 with content PL
Receive 4 mesages x 25 cup

© 2016-2021 Prensa Latina
Latin American News Agency

Radio – Publications  – Videos – News by the minute.
All Rigts Reserved.

St. E No 454 , Vedado,  Habana, Cuba.
Phones: (+53) 7 838 3496, (+53) 7 838 3497, (+53) 7 838 3498, (+53) 7 838 3499
Prensa Latina © 2021 .

Web Site developed by IT Division  Prensa Latina.