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The Ministry of Health has depicted bogus reports that the administration has gotten another organization to buy 5 million Sputnik V antibodies at $26 per portion.
This follows a Joy News report implying that the administration is set to pay $26 per portion to secure 5 million Sputnik V antibodies to proceed with its extended immunization program against the Covid pandemic in the country.
Notwithstanding, in an articulation delivered by the Ministry of Health and endorsed by Chief Director, Kwabena Boadu Oku-Afari exposing the report, the Ministry clarified that the solitary understanding it has gone into for the acquisition of Sputnik antibodies is the concurrence with SL Global.
As per the assertion, “the understanding between Ministry of Health and SL Global was valued at $18.5 after definite dealings on fourteenth April 2021.
“This was to get powerful on condition that Ghana request per the conveyance timetable and Letters of credit gave to guarantee the exchanges. No orders have been made, and no such letters of credit have likewise been given to date,” the assertion said.
This the Ministry says considering the worldwide stock deficiencies in antibodies and the powerlessness of strategic channels to yield results, it sees securing the immunizations from SL Global as a practical choice to help inoculate the designated 20 million Ghanaian populace giving the affirmation that administration will keep on working tirelessly to guarantee that satisfactory antibodies are obtained in spite of these imperatives.