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Dominica Receives COVID-19 Vaccines with ALBA-TCP Assistance

  • The first batch of COVID-19 vaccines acquired with support of the ALBA-TCP arrives in Dominica on March 3, 2021.

    The first batch of COVID-19 vaccines acquired with support of the ALBA-TCP arrives in Dominica on March 3, 2021. | Photo: Twitter/@ALBA-TCP

Published 4 March 2021
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The first batch with 20 000 doses acquired from China was received by the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of the Commonwealth of Dominica Edward Registe. "This is true friendship," the official said, referring to Venezuela's government's solidarity, which transported the shipment via its airline Conviasa from China to Dominica. 
 

The Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-Peoples' Trade Agreement (ALBA- TCP) sent on Wednesday the first batch of COVID-19 vaccines to Dominica as part of a regional initiative to secure the beginning of immunization campaigns.

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The first batch with 20 000 doses acquire from China was received by the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of the Commonwealth of Dominica Edward Registe. "This is true friendship," the official said, referring to Venezuela's government's solidarity, which transported the shipment via its airline Conviasa from China to Dominica.

"This is true friendship," expressed the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of the Commonwealth of #Dominica Flag of Dominica, Edward Registe, upon receiving the humanitarian flight of #ALBATCP with 20 thousand vaccines for immunization against the COVID-19."

"This is true friendship. Being able to assist us with the transport from China to Dominica. We want to thank the government and people of Venezuela and the government and people of China," Registe added.

Last January, the regional block agreed to create a bank of COVID-19 vaccines to support country members and funding mechanisms to guarantee a fair, timely distribution.

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