RAJOURI, JANUARY 07, 2021: As a part of the nationwide exercise, the Department of Health and Family welfare Rajouri in collaboration with the Department of preventive and social medicine Government Medical College, Rajouri on Wednesday conducted a mock drive on COVID19 vaccination, here at GMC&AH Rajouri.
The dry mock drive was inaugurated by the Deputy Commissioner, Mohammad Nazir Sheikh.
Principal GMC Rajouri, Dr.Kuldeep Singh; Chief Medical Officer, Dr.Shamim Un Nissa Bhatti; Medical Superintendent, District Hospital, Dr.Yakoob Ali; Block Medical Officer Manjakote, Dr.Mehmood Hussain and Project Officer Jammu Region, Dr.Shiv Kumar were present on the occasion.
The Deputy Commissioner, while speaking on the occasion, said that the introduction of the Coronavirus vaccine will save the lives of people from the deadly COVID19 pandemic. He said the need of the hour is to work with utmost dedication for the successful introduction of the vaccine in the district for the welfare of the masses. He further directed the concerned officers to work in a mission mode to ensure the successful conduct of the mock drive of the COVID19 vaccination to avoid any inconvenience at the time when vaccination drive actually starts in the district.
Earlier, the Chief Medical Officer informed that a 75 beneficiaries selected from Co-WIN platform participated in the mock drive held in GMC&AH, besides CHC Kalakote and CHC Kandi. She added that this exercise is being done to avoid loopholes when the COVID-19 vaccine becomes available for use. The Co-WIN platform is being used to know the details of beneficiaries and for getting prepared for the implementation of the vaccination drive when it actually starts.