President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said Ghana will start commercial vaccine production in January 2024.
Delivering a message on the State of the Nation in Parliament Wednesday morning [March 30, 2022], President Akufo-Addo said government has instituted a comprehensive strategy to produce vaccines domestically.
That, he noted, government was going to establish the National Vaccine Institute to implement government’s domestic vaccine production strategy.
He explained that the establishment of the National Vaccine Institute will help the country to start the first phase of its domestic vaccine production in January 2024.
President Akufo-Addo said a Bill will soon be sent to Parliament for approval to aid the establishment of the National Vaccine Institute.
Ghana and two sister African states, Senegal and Rwanda are working on building a pan African project where initially the fill and finish plant will be located in Ghana.