Phnom Penh (FN), Feb. 1 – Australia announced on 1 February 2021 to provide a grant of AUD 35.7 million (approximately USD 28 million) for the rollout of WHO-approved vaccines in Cambodia, according to a joint press release seen by Fresh News on Monday.

“Australia’s grant is likely to enable at least 1.5 million Cambodians to be vaccinated against COVID19. This contribution will significantly assist the Royal Government of Cambodia to meet its goal of vaccinating 80 per cent of the population against COVID19 as soon as practicable” the press release said.

“The the package will also support the Royal Government of Cambodia to distribute and administer vaccines, to monitor the safety and efficacy of vaccinations, and to ensure Cambodians have access to clear information about the vaccination process,” it added.

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