Health officials asked to expedite inoculation target: DC Kishtwar

Greater Kashmir

Deputy Commissioner (DC), Kishtwar, Ashok Sharma today reviewed the progress of the ongoing COVID-19 vaccination drive here at a meeting of the Health Department.

The meeting was attended by Additional Deputy Commissioner, Pawan Parihar; ASP, Mushim Ahmed Choudhary; Dy CMO, Dr. Balbir Kumar;  Medical Superintendent, District Hospital, Dr Parveez Iqbal Wani; District Immunisation Officer, Dr. Chander Prakash; Chief Education Officer, Ashok Kumar besides health Officers and other concerned.

At the outset, the District Immunisation Officer   gave a brief about the vaccination process. He said that against 893 registered healthcare frontline workers , 574 have been vaccinated. Besides out of the total 784 Anganwari Workers, 49 percent   have been inoculated. He informed that all the necessary steps have been put in place to ensure a hassle free   vaccination drive.

He further informed that various immunisation points have been established for effective conduct of the immunisation, with a special focus on the collection, storage and administration of vaccine in far flung areas of the District.