Ghana to Become First Country to Use Contactless Biometrics in National Vaccination Program

The Ghana Health Service, in partnership with Gavi and Arm, will begin a biometric-based national vaccination program in October 2021 using contactless technology from Simprints. Starting in the Eastern region, the project is reportedly the first national vaccination scheme to use contactless biometrics.

After initially dispensing COVID-19 vaccinations, the system will move on to incorporate other routine vaccinations as a function of the Ghana Health Service aim for universal health coverage.

Read more about the initiative here.

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