Islamabad, 29th January: Vaccination centres for COVID-19 are asked to be operational from the 1st of February, 2021.
Baaghi TV: According to reports, the district health department of Islamabad on Friday issued orders to make coronavirus vaccination centres operational from February 1.
In a letter, the administrations of the federal hospitals have been directed to complete development work and ensure supplying the facilities at the coronavirus vaccination centres by January 30.
Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar had announced earlier this week that Pakistan will launch its COVID-19 vaccination drive next week, starting with front-line health workers.
Umar who is also the head of the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) said in a tweet, “Inshallah, the vaccination of frontline health workers would start next week.”
The system for vaccination is in place. Hundreds of vaccination centres in the country will be administering covid vaccine. Inshallah the vaccination of front line health workers will start next week. https://t.co/aRG07cMKgv
— Asad Umar (@Asad_Umar) January 27, 2021
Moreover, the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) disclosed it’s integrated plan for vaccinating COVID-19 patients which has been compiled by the federal government in consultation with all stakeholders and provinces.
According to the details shared by NCOC today, National Immunization Management System (NIMS) will be functional through National Vaccination Administration and Coordination Cell (NVACC) at the national level. The cell has been set up in the NCOC.
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