The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) disclosed to the National Economic Council (NEC) that it has delivered the covid-19 vaccines to 35 states in the country.
This was disclosed by NPHCDA’s Executive Director, Dr Faisal Shuaib, at the NEC meeting on Thursday in Abuja.
“All states except Kogi have received their vaccines.
“The vaccination application has been launched in most states’ Treatment Centres even against distractions and criticism of the Federal Government’s efforts to ensure availability of vaccines in the nation.
“The roll-out of the vaccines across Healthcare Front-line Workers and other Health Support Staff was scheduled to commence by March 15, 2021, in some States, with the intention of wider coverage after the training of the states’ health workers across board,” he told the NEC.
The NPHCDA boss also added that it plans to commence a weekly record of a dashboard showing the level and efficacy of the inoculation by the end of Monday, March 15, 2021, and revealed that Nigeria would receive its second batch of vaccines before the second dose of the vaccine intake is concluded.
The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) also announced recently that over 50% of Nigerians have admitted that they will take the Covid-19 vaccines, compared to earlier studies which showed that up to 75% of Nigerians said they will not take it.
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