G-7 vows ‘equitable’ world vaccine access, but details scant

G-7 vows ‘equitable’ world vaccine access, but details scant

Leaders of the Group of Seven economic powers promised Friday to immunize the world’s neediest people against the coronavirus by giving money, and precious vaccine doses, to a U.N.-backed vaccine distribution effort. But the leaders, under pressure over their vaccination campaigns at home, were unwilling to say exactly how much vaccine they were willing to […]

Bangladesh kicks off countrywide coronavirus vaccination drive

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Bangladesh on Sunday launched its nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive with lawmakers along with top administration and health officials taking the first shots of the vaccine. Health Minister Zahid Maleque, who inaugurated the campaign at a virtual event at the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) here, urged people not to […]

Bangladesh kicks off nationwide Covid-19 vaccination drive

Bangladesh kicks off nationwide Covid-19 vaccination drive

Bangladesh rolls out its nationwide Covid-19 vaccine campaign on Sunday, February 7, 2021 Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune Cabinet members, top govt and health officials lead the nation in taking the shots of vaccine Bangladesh has rolled out its nationwide Covid-19 vaccine campaign amid tepid responses from vaccine seekers. Health Minister Zahid Maleque inaugurated the campaign at […]

WHO executive board meeting: Bangladesh wants quick supply of vaccine to developing countries

WHO executive board meeting: Bangladesh wants quick supply of vaccine to developing countries

Bangladesh has urged the WHO, Vaccine Alliance, Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations and UNICEF to play a visible and effective role to urgently ensure supply of coronavirus vaccines under the COVAX facility to developing countries, particularly the low- and the middle-income countries. The call was made by Bangladesh’s Permanent Representative to the UN and other […]

India has announced the supply of coronavirus vaccine to six countries with grant-in-aid

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India on Tuesday announced that it would supply the Covid-19 vaccine to Bhutan, Maldives, Bangladesh, Nepal, Myanmar and Seychelles under the grant-aid scheme from Wednesday. India on Tuesday said it would supply 19 Covid vaccines to Bhutan, Maldives, Bangladesh, Nepal, Myanmar and Seychelles under grant-in-aid. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has tweeted that India should be […]