Covid-19 Vaccine Rollout: A Dry Run HAs Been Planned In Four States – Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Gujarat, Punjab

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The central government is preparing for the nationwide distribution of the Covid-19 vaccine. Given the geographical location, dry walks are planned in Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Gujarat and Punjab. The detailed checklist was prepared by the Union Ministry of Health and shared with the four states to guide them on the road.

“In order to enhance the capacity of our human resources to introduce and implement the COVID-19 vaccine, we have provided detailed training for all types of vaccines and administrators, including medical personnel, vaccinators, substitute vaccines, cold chain administrators, supervisors, and data.” Managers, ASHA coordinators and other people involved in the implementation work at different levels,”he said.

2,360 training sessions were held More than 7,000 area trainees were trained

A total of 2,360 trainees have been trained in the training of national trainees, including state immunists, cold chain personnel, IEC officials, development partners, and to date, state-level training has been completed in all states / UTs with the participation of more than 7,000 districts. The trainees at the level are in addition to the upcoming Lakshadweep. In a fascinating way, 681 districts (49,604 trainees) have completed the training of medical personnel under the operational guidance. Vaccination team training was completed in 1399 of 17831 units / planning units. It’s going on in other parts.

State, national emergency calls have been strengthened

In order to facilitate the recovery of COVID-19 vaccination and questions related to the Co-WIN website, the capacity of State 1075 and State 104 aid lines has also been strengthened, beyond their regular support.

Next week, 4 states will run free to administer the vaccine

The four states, Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Gujarat and Punjab, are planning a free march. Each state plans it in two areas, preferably in a different (five) meeting type setting. Regional hospitals, CHC / PHC, city websites, private health facilities, rural contact. The field environment, planning, implementation, and reporting mechanisms identify the challenges and challenges, and show the way forward before the actual implementation, including the improvements required in the intended process. It also provides practical experience for program managers at all levels. The two-day event is scheduled for December 28-29, 2020, and will include vaccinations and assignments from the required data items in Co-WIN, the deployment of team members, the mock-up of the venue with the test beneficiaries, and the reporting of the evening. Includes. Meeting. This includes testing the cold storage and transportation arrangements of the COVID19 vaccine, and managing the public at the appropriate venue at appropriate locations.

The top three population groups for the Covid-19 vaccine

The National COVID-19 Vaccine Management Expert Group recommended three key population groups, namely Health Workers (HCW) (about 1 million), Frontline Staff (FLWs) (about 2 million) and Leading Age Group (about 27 million). Crore).

Storage of vaccines

Due to the temperature sensitivity of the vaccines and the need for special temperature storage, the current cold chain management system consists of 85,634 cold chain systems for vaccine storage at approximately 28,947 cold chain points nationwide. The current cold chain can store the Covid-19 vaccine, which is needed by the first 3 million people, namely health workers and front-line workers.

6 vaccine candidates at various stages of clinical trials in India

According to the Ministry of Health, the six vaccine candidates currently undergoing various phases of the clinical trial are Covishield, Covaxin, ZyCoV-D, Sputnik V, NVX-CoV2373 and the recombinant protein-based vaccine.

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