The year 2020 was undoubtedly arduous for many across the globe. No one could have ever predicted the amount of damage that COVID-19 would inflict on our lives. Vast amounts of lives were lost, livelihoods were destroyed and health systems battered. Just over a year after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the novel coronavirus outbreak a global pandemic, Africa has finally received its first batch of Covid-19 COVAX vaccines. Ghana and Cote D’Ivoire were the first recipients of this vaccine with their primary targets being health and essential works as well as other high-risk groups, anticipating to maximize the public benefit of the vaccine.