Cambodia Vaccine Support
Vaccine Access and Health Security Initiative 2020-2023 Disability Social Inclusion
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Total funding

$35.7 million

Australia has committed $35.7 million for COVID-19 vaccine access during 2020-23 in Cambodia.

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Vaccines delivered

2,547,330 doses

Vaccines procured through Australia’s UNICEF Partnership

196,800 paediatric COVID-19 vaccines procured through Australia’s UNICEF Partnership

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Providing Technical Expertise

Strengthening regulatory systems to ensure robust pre-market evaluation and vaccine safety, including provision of technical advice on pharmacovigilance.

Supporting planning and delivery of a safe, effective and equitable COVID-19 vaccination program.

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Supporting National Vaccine Rollout

Training and capacity building of health workers, including mobile teams.

Development of technology for e-registration.

Inclusive risk communication and social mobilisation to counter misinformation and to reach vulnerable groups.

Monitoring of vaccination status of people with disabilities.

Supervision and monitoring of roll-out including to track and manage adverse events following vaccination.

Logistics support, including assessment, monitoring and expansion of cold chain capacity and the introduction of ultra-cold chain to support the rollout of mRNA vaccines.

COVID-19 information in Thmey, CambodiaOur Impact So Far

  • We delivered urgently-needed vaccines to keep Cambodia's COVID-19 vaccine roll-out on track.
  • Our support has helped distribute health communications and information about the benefits of COVID-19 vaccines to every vaccination site in Cambodia. Gender, disability and inclusion has been prioritised as a key consideration in the rollout and related communication campaigns.
  • Through our Australian Expert Technical Assistance Program, the Therapeutic Goods Administration is working with counterpart regulators in Cambodia to strengthen vaccine safety monitoring and reporting systems.
  • More than 8,700 people have received training with Australian support. For example, health workers have been trained in infection prevention and control, cold chain and vaccine management.

South East Asia Region Vaccine Access