'It is irresponsible to use middlemen to get Sputnik-V vaccines from black market'
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'It is irresponsible to use middlemen to get Sputnik-V vaccines from black market'


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The Health Ministry has also justified why the government must procure the vaccines using this means, even at an overpriced value, saying it was compelled to rely on the market for the vaccines after it failed to procure supplies directly from the Russian government.

The Minority in parliament is demanding the immediate termination of any contract between Ghana and any entity for the procurement of Sputnik V vaccines.

Ranking Member on the Health Committee, Kwabena Mintah Akandoh says, revelations about the government procuring vaccines at $19 per dose instead of $10 smacks of financial impropriety and cost inflation stating that there is no justification for the government to procure the Sputnik V vaccines at such a cost.


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