WHO acknowledges Pakistan’s efforts to vaccinate marginalised communities

WHO official adminitering COVID-19 jab to an individual. Picture WHO.

ISLAMABAD: The World Well being Organisation has acknowledged the efforts of Pakistani authorities in vaccinating marginalised communities for COVID-19.

The worldwide well being physique highlighted this in a social media message on Friday.

“Authorities of Pakistan takes sturdy measures to make sure #COVID-19 vaccination attain among the many marginalised communities via cell vaccination groups with the sturdy assist of WHO Pakistan,” it stated.

Pakistan launched a cell vaccination marketing campaign as a way to attain the far-flung areas of the nation in collaboration with the WHO to offer vaccination services to those that can’t journey to cities.

Plan to achieve out to communities avoiding vaccination

The Nationwide Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) has determined to achieve out to these communities avoiding inoculation.

Whereas addressing the inauguration ceremony of a neighborhood vaccination centre at District Well being Workplace (DHO) Islamabad earlier this week, Dr Faisal Sultan stated cell vaccination groups would guarantee vaccination of the neighborhood via common visits of assorted populations.

He termed the establishing of cell vaccination items as a milestone in reaching the vaccination goal and added that it might not solely guarantee knowledge entry but additionally vaccination of the residents.

Dr Sultan requested residents to strictly observe COVID-19 normal working procedures (SOPs) to forestall the unfold of the illness within the wake of a sudden enhance within the variety of infections within the nation.

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