The vaccination in Pakistan started in the month of February. The public authority dispatched a countrywide vaccination campaign on February 3, with more than 400,000 doctors, frontline healthcare workers, teachers, and social workers being inoculated in the primary stage since they are most vulnerable to the infection. COVID vaccine is available in three phases across Pakistan if your age is more than 65 you can send your CNIC and get confirmation of the vaccine
The first phase of the vaccination has been completed successfully and now the shift is towards the second phase that is for the citizens above the age of 65 as they are more vulnerable to the disease.
How to Register for Covid-19 Vaccine in Pakistan via SMS?
Vaccine available for people more than 65 years old
The subsequent stage, per the turnout plan, will focus only on residents beyond 65 years old. For the most part, who face a higher mortality hazard from the infection, and all excess medical services labourers. While the overall population would be obliged in the third stage.
The public authority is expected to get a further 1.1 million portions of the Sinopharm immunization. Before the current month’s over, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi had reported in January.
It emerged on Sunday that Chughtai Lab, a private Lahore-based lab. It will before long get Russia’s Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine for a business deal, making Pakistan one of the principal nations to use vaccination for its citizens.
In January, Russia’s Sputnik V turned into the third, and most recent. Covid vaccination to get EUA (crisis use authorization) after China’s Sinopharm and the one created by AstraZeneca and Oxford University.
Regardless of worries over reasonableness and more exorbitant costs. The public authority a week ago consented to permit the business import and offer of vaccination without value covers, rather than most nations bringing in and managing vaccine through government channels.
the vaccination points have been assigned for 189 medical services offices in Punjab, 14 in Sindh, 280 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), 44 in Balochistan, 14 in Islamabad, 25 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJ&K), and 16 in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) to manage antibodies.
The authority has endorsed three COVID-19 vaccines, including Russia’s Sputnik-V, China’s Sinopharm, and UK’s Oxford-AstraZeneca for emergency use in the country.
Stage 1: Citizens, including frontline healthcare workers. They will send the CNIC number to 1166 through SMS or use NIMS site for registration.
Stage 2: After verification, assigned AVC (Adult Vaccine Center) (based on “Present Address” and PIN Code will be shipped off the resident through SMS).
Stage 3: If the assigned AVC is outside the resident’s current tehsil. He/she can change the assigned designated office by visiting the NIMS web-based interface or calling the 1166 helpline within five days of receipt of the main SMS. If you’re a citizen more than the age of 65 just enter your CNIC number and send to 1166. You will receive a message confirmation.
If you’re a citizen less than the age of 65 just enter your CNIC number and send to 1166. You will receive a message.
Stage 4: Upon accessibility of vaccine at the Designated Vaccination Center, SMS will be shipped off. The resident to close the immunization organization’s appointment date.
Stage 5: After sufficient enrollment, the resident will visit AVC on the date of arrangement alongside. The first CNIC and got PIB Code (obligatory).
Stage 6: Vaccination staff will check the CNIC and PIN code.
Stage 7: After successful verification, the resident will be vaccinated. Upon vaccine administration, vaccination staff will enter the subtleties in NIMS. An affirmation message will be sent to the resident through SMS. Residents will remain in AVC for 30 min for the post-immunization monitoring.
Stage 8: Real-time dashboard for the government, commonplace, and area wellbeing office will be created.
Hence this vaccination phase will be as successful as the previous one and vaccine will be available for everyone very soon. Hope the above steps help in understanding the Covid vaccine strategies.