Health Ministry urged to conduct necessary procedures to buy vaccines for children aged 5-11

Sunday, 2022-01-02 22:08:50
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NDO/VNA – The Prime Minister has requested that after the child vaccination policy is approved by competent authorities, the Ministry of Health must conduct necessary procedures to buy vaccines for children aged 5-11.

It was part of the PM’s directions about COVID-19 vaccination under Document No.9629/VPCP-KGVX recently issued by the Government Office.

The Government leader also asked the Minister of Health to ensure sufficient vaccines for people of all ages and take direct responsibility to the Party, State and people for the task.

The Health Minister must convene meetings with experts and work with medical and army staff to drastically step up vaccination, ensuring that it is done in a safe, scientific and effective manner. The minister was also assigned to report vaccination progress in January 2022, and guarantee enough vaccines for children aged above 12 to complete the injection of booster doses for this group in the first quarter next year.

The Ministry of Health was asked to study information about COVID-19 prevention and control measures posted on the Government portal to direct the effective fight against the pandemic.