Shopian: The District Development Commissioner (DDC) Shopian, Sachin Kumar Vaishya today convened a meeting of Health functionaries to discuss the performance and measures of quick vaccination process in the district.
The meeting discussed threadbare arrangements for conducting of second phase of vaccination programme in the district under which general population having 60 years of age and above and those having 45 to 59 years of age with certain ailments like heart disease, renal disease, high blood pressure, diabetics and malignancy, shall be vaccinated in the first instance, including Police and CRPF personnel.
The DDC directed the SDM Zainapora to gear up the vaccination process in all the four Tehsils under his jurisdiction to achieve the target.
He directed the BMOs for speedy vaccination on a daily basis so that no one is left out. He also emphasized to ensure that all the healthcare workers, Aashas, AWWs have also been vaccinated.
The other issues which were discussed in the meeting include identification of Covid-19 vaccination sites, deployment of staff, holding of vaccination sessions on daily basis, uploading of beneficiaries on CoWin App, inter-sectoral coordination, Cold Chain and utilization of local influencer, besides involvement of PRIs in the vaccination drive.
It was given out in the meeting that Vaccination Centres shall be established in all the Medical Blocks of the district for which employees from Health, Civil Administration and Police shall be deployed for smooth conduct of vaccination process on war footing basis.
The DDC stressed upon the concerned officers to ensure better coordination for smooth implementation of the Covid vaccination programme and follow the SOPs of Covid-19 strictly.
Additional Deputy Commissioner, Shopian, Dr. Sheikh Abdul Aziz, SDM, Zainapora, ASP, CMO, Superintendent of DHS, Shopian, BMOs, Doctors and other concerned were present.