Kenyan sprinter, Ferdinand Omanyala has shared a message on Covid-19 vaccination after signing a deal with America’s Aids Healthcare Foundation (AHF).
On Thursday, Jan. 2022 Omanyala revealed he’s AHF’s African Ambassador for the Vaccinate Our World (VOW) Campaign.
Omanyala will champion Covid-19 vaccination in Africa.
“The eighth fastest man of all time in the 100-metre race will be expected to use his voice and influence to encourage as many people as possible across Africa to get vaccinated against COVID-19.” Read AHF statement
Based in Los Angels, AHF is a global nonprofit organization providing cutting-edge medicine and advocacy to people in 43 countries.
Ferdinand Omanyala’s Message On Covid-19 Vaccination
Ferdinand Omanyala shared a message on Covid-19 Vaccination after the signing.
“I am excited to announce that today morning, together with the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), we signed an agreement that will see us work together to support COVID-19 Vaccination efforts in Kenya and across Africa through the “Vaccinate our world” campaign.
This vaccination campaign is important for all Africans, and I’m happy to add my voice to the campaign and help build awareness across the region.
We hope that this information reaches as many people as possible, letting everyone know that getting vaccinated against Covid-19 is the best way to protect themselves, their loved ones, and their communities.” Read his statement.
Covid-19 Vaccination has been a controversial topic especially within the sporting community.
Recently Tennis Number One player Novak Djokovic was barred from playing in the ongoing Australian Open due to his unvaccinated status.