covid 19 / Philippines

PH to get vaccines from COVAX in Q1; rollout preps underway

  Vaccine czar Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. and Health Secretary Francisco Duque III (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– The Philippines on Wednesday received confirmation of participation in the Covid-19 vaccine financing instrument, COVAX Facility – Advance Market Commitment (AMC). The COVAX Facility is a global procurement mechanism which invests in a broad portfolio of promising vaccine … Continue reading

Ontario to Vaccinate up to 8.5 Million People in Phase Two
covid 19 / Ontario News

Ontario to Vaccinate up to 8.5 Million People in Phase Two

News Release Ontario to Vaccinate up to 8.5 Million People in Phase Two Province to Expand COVID-19 Immunization Program to Seniors, Frontline Essential Workers in Next Phase of Rollout Plan TORONTO — The Ontario government is preparing to immunize up to 8.5 million people before the end of Phase Two of the government’s vaccine implementation … Continue reading

covid 19 / Philippines

Philippine gov’t allots P75-B for Covid-19 vaccines

By Jelly Musico   COVID-19 VACCINE. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte presides over the 50th Cabinet Meeting at the Malacañang Palace on Jan. 11, 2021. The Department of Finance reported that PHP75 billion has been allotted for the procurement of Covid-19 vaccines for 57 million Filipinos. (Presidential photo by Alberto Alcain) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The national government has … Continue reading

Ontario Accelerates COVID-19 Vaccinations for Long-Term Care Homes in Priority Regions
covid 19 / Ontario News

Ontario Accelerates COVID-19 Vaccinations for Long-Term Care Homes in Priority Regions

News Release Ontario Accelerates COVID-19 Vaccinations for Long-Term Care Homes in Priority Regions All residents and workers to be vaccinated by third week of January TORONTO — The Ontario government is continuing the rollout of Phase One of its vaccine implementation plan by ensuring that all residents, health care workers and essential caregivers at long-term … Continue reading

Alberta / covid 19

First Alberta health-care workers get COVID-19 vaccine

News Release First Alberta health-care workers get COVID-19 vaccine Health-care workers in Edmonton and Calgary are the first Albertans to be immunized against COVID-19. Sahra Kaahiye, a respiratory therapist at the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital in Edmonton, and Tanya Harvey, an intensive care nurse at the Foothills Medical Centre Cell in Calgary, were the first to … Continue reading