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Covid-19 vaccine dry run in Assam, Andhra, Gujarat, Punjab on December 28, 29

  • The Center will carry out a dry run of Covid-19 vaccine in Assam, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and Punjab on December 28 and 29
  • Two-day activity is planned on 28 and 29 December 2020 and includes the necessary data entries in Co-Win Activities ranging from vaccine receipt and allocation to deployment of team members

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GUWAHATI: The Center will carry out a dry run of Covid-19 vaccine in Assam, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and Punjab on December 28 and 29.

According to a statement from the Ministry of Family Welfare and Health, to run the drought, each state will list it in two districts and preferably in different (five) session type settings, viz. District Hospital, CHC / PHC, Urban Location, Private Health Facility, Rural Outreach etc.

An adverse event will not affect ‘Vaccine Rollout Plan: Government “It will provide experience to program managers at various levels. This two-day activity is planned on 28 and 29 December 2020 and includes the necessary data entries in Co-Win Activities ranging from vaccine receipt and allocation to deployment of team members will be included, reporting of session sites with trial beneficiaries, and mock drill meetings in the evening.

The ministry said it would include cold storage and transportation for Covid-19 vaccine Testing for the system will also include crowd management at session venues with proper physical distance. News in a nutshell

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“A critical focus of the review run will be on the management of any potential adverse events after vaccination (AEFI).” In addition, adherence and management of infection control at the session site to prevent symptoms of the disease. The mock drill will include concurrent monitoring and review at the block and district levels and review of tweet backs to be shared with the state and central health ministry.

It further stated that 2,360 trainings of trainers’ sessions have been conducted and more than 7,000 district trainees have been trained during the training of national-level trainers including State Immunization Officer, Cold Chain Officer, IEC Officer, Development Partner etc. .

As of date, the state level training was completed with the participation of more than 7000 district level trainees in all states and union territories, except Lakshadweep which will be held on 29 December.

In order to facilitate the redressal of questions on the Covid-19 vaccine and questions related to the co-win portal, the national routine 1075 and state 104 helpline capacity has also been strengthened to address questions beyond their regular support.

The National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration of Covid-19 (NEGVAC) has identified three priority population groups, including Healthcare Workers (HCWs), Frontline Workers (FLWs) (about 20 million) and Priority Age Groups (about 27). Is recommended crore).

Since vaccines are temperature sensitive and need to be stored at a specific temperature, the current cold chain system consisting of 85,634 devices for storing vaccines at approximately 28,947 cold chain points across the country is currently being used for cold chain administration. Will be done for The existing cold chain is capable of storing an additional amount of Covid -19 vaccine required for the first 30 million priority population ie health care workers and front line workers.

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