by NEWSNER , 2021-03-27 10:12:07
All citizens in Arunachal Pradesh aged 45 years and above, whether having any comorbidity or not, would now be eligible to urge the Covid-19 vaccine shot from April 01.
This was on Friday informed by Itanagar Capital Region (ICR) district medic Dr M Perme who appealed to all or any concerned to return forward and obtain themselves vaccinated.
Addressing the district task force (DTF) meeting of the ICR on Covid-19 vaccination and Routine Immunization at the mini secretariat here, Dr Perme stressed the necessity to spread proper awareness on the vaccination process, especially among the rumour mongers.
The DMO also termed Routine Immunization together of the foremost important aspects of the health sector which comes under maternal health and childcare programme.
He further directed his team to make sure that each relevant data is collected within the timeline and as per guidelines.
UNDP state project officer Dr Deepak Mili informed that a complete of 6894 persons are vaccinated against Covid-19 within the ICR so far while the entire count of the state stands at 83071.
He also urged all present to spread more awareness regarding the vaccination drive at their respective levels.
District Reproductive and Child Health Officer Dr T Mize briefed the house on the status of Routine Immunization within the ICR and other activities administered during this regard.
Naharlagun child development project officer Ponung Moyong informed that regular immunization is being administered by the department of girls and child development together with the health department altogether the Anganwadi Centres of the ICR from time to time.
Naharlagun extra assistant commissioner Likha Rada involved a collaborative effort from all stakeholders for the success of the 2 programmes and guaranteed all support from the district administration’s end. Among others, Tomo Riba Institute of Health and Medical Sciences chief medical superintendent Dr Hage Ambing and other members of the DTF attended the meeting.
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