Covid vaccination drive begins in Faisalabad

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The door-to-door ‘Reach Every Door’ corona vaccination campaign has kicked off in Faisalabad district.

The major aim of this campaign is to vaccinate a 100 percent of the population aged 12 and above. The campaign will continue until November 12. A review meeting on the implementation of a microplan was held under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner Ali Shehzad, in which Additional Deputy Commissioner Headquarters Muhammad Khalid, District Health Officer (DHO) Dr Bilal Ahmed and Union Council Medical Officers, besides assistant commissioners were present through video link.

Shehzad directed the District Health Authority to make all-out efforts for the complete success of the important campaign to protect public from coronavirus and said that 100 percent vaccination must be ensured to protect people from the fifth expected wave of coronavirus. Administrative support will be provided to health department, he said, adding that there will be full monitoring of the door-to-door campaign and review meetings will be held every day at district and tehsil level to review the targets and their completion.

During the briefing, the DHO said that the arrangements and microplan for the door-to-door corona vaccination campaign are complete. Each team will consist of three members – one male, one female injector and one data entry operator. The second round of the campaign would start in December.