Covid-19 vaccination dry run held in various districts of Kashmir Div
SRINAGAR: As a part of the nationwide exercise, the Covid-19 Vaccination dry run was today carried out in Budgam, Ganderbal, Pulwama, Baramulla, Kupwara and Kulgam districts of Kashmir division under the supervision of the respective district heads.
During the dry run, doctors and paramedics were sensitized beforehand and were directed to plug all loopholes, if any found in the present exercise and ensure foolproof arrangements for the conduct of COVID-19 vaccination.
AT BUDGAM: District Development Commissioner (DDC) Budgam, Shahbaz Ahmad Mirza inaugurated the dry run of Covid-19 vaccination at Sub District Hospital Kremshore.
The DDC also took stock of the arrangements put in place in the designated centers and was accompanied by Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Budgam, Dr Tajamul Hussain during the visit.
On the occasion, CMO informed the DDC that the Department of Health Budgam is fully geared up to undertake Covid-19 vaccination in the district. He also said that the designated centers have been fully equipped with requisite facilities including men and machinery.
AT GANDERBAL: The Department of Health and Family welfare Ganderbal conducted the dry run of COVID19 vaccination, here at District Hospital Ganderbal.
The dry mock drive was inaugurated by the Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Ganderbal, Farooq Ahmad Baba.
AT PULWAMA: The dry run of Covid-19 vaccination was inaugurated by Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Pulwama, Dr Haseena at Tahab of Pulwama block.
The CMO monitored the sessions of administration of COVID-19 vaccination to the beneficiaries at the selected sites.
Besides Tahab, the dry run was also held at CHC, Rajpora and NTPHC, Samboora where all the operational guidelines for COVID-19 vaccination roll out were followed in letter and spirit.
AT BARAMULLA: Deputy Commissioner Baramulla Dr G N Itoo kick-started the COVID-19 vaccine dry run across the district.
In this connection, a brief function was organised by Sheeri Medical Block of health department at UPHC Old Town Baramulla where the DC was invited as the chief guest to launch the campaign.
The DC on the occasion complimented the health functionaries of the district and said that they worked tirelessly during the tough time that emerged due to pandemic outbreak.
AT KUPWARA: The dry run for Covid-19 vaccination was held at Primary Health Centre (PHC) Nutnusa, under the supervision of Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kupwara, Anshul Garg here.
During the day-long exercise, more than 25 health workers were administered dummy vaccines aimed at to test the mechanisms and find possible gaps in the system ahead of the actual Covid-19 vaccination.
COVID-19 vaccination dry run was also carried out at PHC Trehgam and PHC Drugmulla with participation of 25 Health Workers at each location.
AT KULGAM: The District Administration along with the Health Department Kulgam organised a dry run of Covid-19 vaccination in the district.
The dry run was held to assess operational feasibility, to test the linkages between planning and implementation, and identify the challenges prior to actual implementation of COVID-19 vaccinations here.