Solomon Islands Vaccine Support

Australia has committed $14.1 million for COVID-19 vaccine access during 2020-23 in Solomon Islands.

  • 360,800 vaccines doses delivered to date from Australia's own supply line
  • 257,400 vaccines procured through Australia’s agreement with UNICEF


Supporting National Vaccine Rollout
  • Surge capacity and training for health workers
  • Logistical support to vaccine roll-out
  • Cold chain equipment
  • Communications campaigns to raise awareness and promote vaccination in the community


Providing Technical Expertise
  • Strengthening systems to ensure vaccine safety
  • Using evidence to build quality immunisation programs


Our Impact So Far

  • Provided funding to support the operational expenditure of the vaccine rollout across ten provinces, including training of vaccination teams, logistics and transport, and risk communications activities.
  • Supported the training of 131 nurses and 13 doctors in Solomon Islands to administer COVID-19 vaccines.
  • Purchased 31 laptops and video conferencing technology for the Solomon Islands Ministry of Health to support real time data capture to monitor and manage the vaccine rollout across all provinces.


Solomon Islands COVID-19 Australian-shared Vaccines Arrival

Australia has shared 213,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses

The Australian Government is committed to supporting Solomon Islands to administer safe and effective vaccines.
COVID-19 vaccine batch testing at the TGA

Australian regulator puts COVID-19 vaccines to the test

Australia has shared millions of COVID-19 vaccines with our neighbours. Each vaccine batch has passed an independent ‘batch release assessment’ to confirm consistent safety, efficacy and quality.