FG launches strategy to introduce COVID-19 vaccine


By Abujah Racheal

The Federal Government on Monday launched a strategy for the introduction of the COVID-19 vaccine in a phased and equitable manner.

The strategy code named: ”T• E• A• C• H” was initiated by the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Health(FMOH).

“T: Traditional method of vaccinating target populations using desk review of available data sources, identifying the vaccination sites and rolling out; E: Electronic self-registration for health workers and the public; a link which provides an online form will be provided; A: Assisted electronic registration; C: Concomitant e-registration during walk in to fixed sites/health facilities; H: House-to-House registration using volunteers for additional push to rapidly increase the e-registration.”

Speaking at the inauguration, the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, said the launch of T.E.A.C.H and Electronic Management of…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria