Progress on setting up of MVCs reviewed

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Staff Reporter
Peshawar

Secretary Health Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Syed Imtiaz Hussain Shah on Thursday chaired a high level meeting with regard to setting up Mass Vaccination Centers (MVCs) at Commissioner office. Brigadier Ahmed Kamal also attended the meeting.

The meeting was also attended by all the District Health Officers from across the division, Covid Response Team and Civil Administration Support Team of Pakistan Army.

The meeting reviewed the corona epidemic situation in all the districts of the division, overall vaccination with regard to Covid-19 and progress in setting up of MVCs under the new strategy.

Presiding over the meeting, Secretary Health Syed Imtiaz Hussain Shah said that they have entered an important stage with regard to vaccination and mass vaccination is being started in all the districts.

The performance of hospitals, staff and district health departments in general vaccination is commendable, he said.

We are speeding up the process of vaccination to protect the public from the deadly effects of Covid-19 and are setting up mass vaccination centers in all districts, said the Secretary.

The Secretary Health also directed the DHOs to complete the arrangements for setting up of MVCs in their districts within a week.

The Secretary Health said that the public response to the epidemic situation in Malakand Division and implementation of SOPs is commendable, public cooperation has reduced the epidemic pressure, and its therefore the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government is speeding up the vaccination process.

The mass vaccination facility will ease the vaccination process for public and tourists equally, he added.