Intensifying COVID-19 vaccine supply discussed with representatives of donor countries
Intensifying COVID-19 vaccine supply discussed with representatives of donor countries, int’l organizations
On March 15, N. Ankhbayar, State Secretary of Ministry of Foreign Affairs received Ambassadors of donor countries to the COVAX Facility in Ulaanbaatar – Australia, the United States, Bulgaria, the United Kingdom, Germany, European Union, Italy, Canada, Kuwait, France, Hungary, China, and Japan, and representatives of the United Nations, WHO and UNICEF.
In the beginning of the meeting, the State Secretary expressed his gratitude again to the Ambassadors of the donor countries for the delivery of the first batch of 14,400 doses of vaccines under the COVAX facility on 12 March 2021.
State Secretary Ankhbayar further exchanged views on accelerating the supply of the remaining doses of AstraZeneca/Oxford and Pfizer vaccines under the COVAX – Mongolia agreement.
COVID-19 Vaccines Global Access (COVAX), a global initiative aimed at equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines, is currently financed by Australia, Austria, the United States, Belgium, the United Kingdom, Bhutan, Germany, Greece, Denmark, European Union, Ireland, Italy, Iceland, Spain, Canada, Qatar, Colombia, Kuwait, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, ROK, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Finland, France, Sweden, Switzerland, New Zealand, Estonia, and Japan and 14 NGOs, foundations and corporations.