STF holds meeting on COVID-19 vaccine

STF holds meeting on COVID-19 vaccine
Amardeep Singh Bhatia addressing at the second sitting of STF on January 12 at Kohima. (DIPR)
DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 1/12/2021 10:49:42 AM IST

State Task Force (STF) held its second meeting on COVID-19 vaccine, under the chairmanship of principal secretary, Health and Family Welfare, Amardeep Singh Bhatia, at the directorate of Health and Family Welfare, Kohima on January 12.

According to DIPR report, chairman STF stated that the roll-out of COVID-19 vaccination was scheduled from January 16, for which all preparations were on track. He informed that the vaccination in Nagaland will be in phase wise and urged all the concerned departments to actively participate in the vaccination drive and also to disseminate clear instructions in all the districts.

He also said that for the vaccination of prioritized beneficiaries in the initial first phase of COVID-19 vaccination (including health care workers of the state government, central government and armed force) 26500 doses of COVID-19 vaccine were being supplied by the M/s Serum Institute of India to Nagaland. Meeting deliberated on the roll out of the vaccine in the first phase and the role of all stakeholders in the state-wide campaign in this regard. It also discussed COVID-19 vaccination state preparedness districts wise and also the specific roles of all departments’, faith based organisations and also the role of directorate of Information and Public Relations for appropriate awareness and IEC activities. Dr. Ritu Thurr SIO presented power point on operational guidelines for COVID-19 vaccination.


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