On Monday, the central government issued guidelines on the procedure and how to administer the corona vaccine to the public in India.
According to the news agency PTI, one of the directives of the central government is to vaccinate 100-200 people every day in each session, in which case they will be monitored for half an hour to see if anyone has been adversely affected. I am
In addition, only one person at a time will be allowed inside the vaccination center.
Use of digital platforms
The guidelines state that the digital platform ‘Covid Vaccine Intelligence Network (Co-Win) System’ will be used to track vaccine individuals and corona virus vaccines.
Only pre-registered individuals will be vaccinated at the site of vaccination so that priority can be set. There is currently no provision for simultaneous registration.
In addition, the state has been instructed to identify which vaccine manufacturer delivers the vaccine to the district of the state so that the various vaccines cannot be machine-mixed.
According to the ‘Covid Vaccine Operational Guidelines’, all measures should be taken to ensure that any vaccine carrier, vial or ice pack does not have direct exposure to sunlight.
Vaccination and other fluids will not be removed from the carrier unless a person is present at the vaccination center.
Challenges were also mentioned
The guideline states, “The Covid 1 vaccine may not have the vaccine labeled Violent Monitor (VVMs) and expiration date, but it should not discourage vaccine users. Should. “
States have been asked to develop an integrated comprehensive support communication system and a social mobilization strategy to address the progress and challenges of vaccination.
The central government said the country was at the forefront of covid vaccine management and that some challenges needed to be addressed in a timely manner.
The government has also mentioned challenges in these directives. The central government has said that in a country with a population of 1.3 billion, it is a challenge to provide timely information to the people about the progress and benefits of vaccination.
Apart from this, questions about who will be vaccinated first, public concern and the government’s decision will also be a challenge. People will also be concerned about the safety of vaccination after a long trial. Also, rumors, negative news and many misconceptions about the impact of the vaccine on social media can be created.
How to vaccinate
News agency PTI quoted a central government document as saying that five people would be included in the vaccination team.
The guidelines state that only 100 people will be vaccinated each session, but if there is a waiting room, monitoring center, overcrowding, another vaccination officer will be deployed. . After this, vaccines can be given to 200 people.
Covid vaccine will be given first to health workers, pioneers and those above 500 years of age. After this, those under the age of 500 will be given to those suffering from other diseases. The rest of the country will then be vaccinated according to its availability.
Depending on the availability of the vaccine, people over the age of 500 can also be grouped. It can form a group of people over the age of 600 and a group of people aged 0-60 years.
The first phase of vaccination is planned to vaccinate 30,000 million people.
12 photo identity cards will be valid for self-registration on the Co-Win website for vaccination. These include voter ID cards, Aadhaar cards, driving licenses, passports and pension documents.