Although most countries in Latin America and the Caribbean have started administering COVID-19 vaccines, Haiti still has not finished the required actions to receive a solitary shot, the Pan American Health Corporation acknowledged Wednesday.
“Haiti is still in the procedure to finalize the arrangements that all the other nations have designed to be equipped to obtain these vaccines,” mentioned Dr. Jarbas Barbosa, assistant director of PAHO. “Haiti is not paying out for these vaccines but the country needs to make some legal and administrative preparations.”
PAHO did not deliver further more information on the holdup. Prior to acquiring vaccines, Haiti’s wellness ministry needs to assure that all steps are in area, like the teaching of personnel and logistics such as storage and surveillance, as well as authorizing the import of the AstraZeneca vaccine. Haitian overall health officers did not reply to the Miami Herald’s electronic mail or text looking for