On-site registration for health, frontline workers for COVID vaccine only be available at govt centres
Centre had conveyed to states and UTs that no fresh registration of HCWs and FLWs will be allowed with immediate effect since some ineligible beneficiaries were getting their names enlisted.
The discrepancy in the number of H-1B hired from India and a small number of green cards allotted to India creates an inhumane Green Card backlog.
Till January 26, a total of 200 lakh doses of Covishield and 28.03 lakh doses of Covaxin have been supplied, Choubey said.
State government raised the demand for vaccines only after the HCWs and FLWs got themselves enrolled for vaccination.
Punjab health minister warns of stopping financial help to healthcare workers unwilling to get vaccinated
The Punjab Health Minister further pointed out that recent days have seen a hike of COVID-19 cases in Punjab.
The US took 31 days, while the UK took 56 days to surpass the one-crore vaccination mark.
Nearly 3,036 healthcare workers (HCWs) in Telangana did not turn up to receive their second dose of Covid-19 vaccine on Monday.
The findings have informed a new framework which health care providers can use to identify those most at risk of increased distress, as well as areas to target to help build resilience.
Day-2 of the vaccine rollout for private healthcare workers received lukewarm response with only 45 per cent of the targeted beneficiaries opting to take the shot.
Currently, the State has decided to hold the immunisation drive for small nursing homes and clinics at the Primary Health Centre (PHC) nearest to them.
In a clinical trial mode, the recipient of a vaccine is monitored with a greater rigor once she/he opts in for administration of the vaccine in concern, she said.
Rela Hospital, a multi-specialty quaternary care hospital at Chromepet will be vaccinating 1,100 healthcare workers for Covid-19 in a week’s time.
The SIMS hospitals (SRM institutes for Medical Science) in Vadapalani would soon be vaccinating 1500 healthcare and frontline workers with the Covishield, free of cost.
"Let me assure you that adverse events are not even taking place to a significant scale, said V K Paul, member (health), Niti Aayog who also heads the national task force on Covid-19.
For seven months last year, I worked at a Covid-19 ward at the Lok Nayak Hospital.