Jehanabad: DM Naveen Kumar held a meeting with the concerned officials in the Collectorate on Wednesday to speed up the vaccination in the district. It was discussed in the meeting that people have already been vaccinated through ‘Vika Express’ in the villages, now in all the wards of the city also the campaign to give vaccine through ‘Tika Express’ is starting.
Vaccine will be given to all the people who have not been vaccinated so far through ‘Tika Express’ in all 33 wards of the city. The service of ‘Tika Express’ will start in the city from Friday. Executive Officer, City Council and District ASHA Coordinator, Jehanabad have been nominated as nodal officers to monitor this work. Along with this, ASHA, Anganwadi Sevikas, Sahayikas and NULMs have also been directed to conduct awareness campaigns for vaccination in the city council area.
Target set to vaccinate 200 people every day
Each ‘Tika Express’ has been asked to meet the target of immunizing 200 people every day. It was also discussed in the meeting that vaccination is relatively less which needs to be increased so that 100 percent target can be met. For this, by making a microplan in urban areas, vaccination facility should be made available to the beneficiaries near their mohalla or ward with ‘Tika Express’. Camp will be organized in any community building or school etc. of the respective locality or ward itself.
DM Naveen Kumar said that by making a microplan of each locality or ward coming under the zone, urban primary health center or primary health center, the Kovid vaccination of beneficiaries above 45 years of age is to be ensured. For this, to include apartments, houses, urban slums, vegetable markets, market committees, auto rickshaw and bus owners association, street vendors, Mahila Arogya Samiti, self-help groups and industry associations under National Urban Livelihood Mission etc. has been asked for.