On 8 April 2021, Libya received 57,600 vaccines from COVAX Facility.
In Libya, The European Union is engaged actively to support Health sector in Libya through several dedicated programme. From the beginning of the pandemic, the EU has been assisting Libyan authorities in their preparedness and response to COVID-19 by mobilizing 22 million Euros.
COVAX is a global facility representing partnership between the World Health Organization (WHO), Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI) and the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) working on the equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines. It includes 190 countries with population of more than 7 billion people and ensures fair and equal access to COVID-19 vaccines supplied through UNICEF.
From the start, the EU and its Member States (Team Europe) contributed €2.2 billion to this mechanism to ensure WHO-approved vaccine doses in 92 low- and middle-income countries to make COVID-19 vaccines a global public good.
EU Delegation to Libya – website and Facebook page