The minister of health, Hon Kwaku Agyeman Manu has disclosed that Ghana to receive $200m for Ghana’s COVID-19 vaccines from the World Bank as the country is preparing to purchase more covid-19 vaccines into the country.
According to Ghana's Health minister, the $200m deal was signed by minister of finance, Hon Ken Offori on behalf of the country and details that the fund is intended to resource the ministry of Health and Ghana Health Service to boost covid-19 vaccine programme, and strengthen the country's heath system for larg scale and other beneficial things.
He stated that the world Bank group was very satisfied with the earlier Money giving to the country and they are happy to give the country another money when they requested for another money to procure covid-19 vaccines.
"Ghana will be receiving $200m this month from the World Bank Group to be used to procure COVID-19 vaccines. The fund is intended to resource the Ministry of Health and the Ghana Health Service to boost the implementation of robust COVID-19 vaccination programme, strengthen the country’s health system for large-scale and scope of ongoing social welfare protection programme.
Mr. Ken Ofori- Atta who signed on behalf of the country expressed his sincerest gratitude to the WBG for its continued support towards Ghana’s determination to combat the pandemic. Mr. Pierre Laporte, who initialed for the WBG said the bank was satisfied with the usage of earlier funds granted the country to enhance the national combat against the pandemic" Hon Kwaku Agyeman Manu said on his social media today.
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