Developing Countries: Coronavirus

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office written question – answered on 16th September 2021.

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Photo of Preet Kaur Gill Preet Kaur Gill Shadow Secretary of State for International Development

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, how many covid-19 vaccines the UK has donated to low income countries as of 16 September 2021.

Photo of Wendy Morton Wendy Morton Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office)

At least 80% of UK donations will ultimately go to COVAX who are best placed to allocate to countries most in need. As of 14 September, over 9 million UK vaccine doses have been delivered to developing countries. The World Bank defines 27 countries as low income. Of these, 2,096,640 UK doses have been donated to: (the) Democratic Republic of Congo (51,840), Ethiopia (1,520,640), Malawi (119,040), Niger (105,600) and Uganda (299,520).

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