Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Minister-designate for Information, said at a public engagement on the COVID-19 vaccination roll-out plan, in Accra on Friday that, some members of government, including himself, would volunteer to publicly take shots of the COVID-19 vaccines to demystify the negative perception.
He said there would be detailed partner commitment and supported public sensitisation crusades by the Ghana Local Service(GLS), Ministry of Health(MOH), Ghana Health Service(GHS) National Commission for Civic Education(NCCE) and Information Services Department (ISD), to instruct general society on the impending vaccination work out.
Mr Oppong Nkrumah said wellbeing staff from the GHS, ISD and NCCE would visit markets, lorry parks, chapels, mosques and other public spots, with vans to sharpen people in general, clarify and answer questions in regards to the immunization work out.
The Minister-assign encouraged the broad communications to keep cooperating government in teaching people in general on the inoculation program just as upholding severe adherence to the COVID-19 security and preventive conventions.
Dr Kwame Amponsa-Achiano, the Program Manager, Expanded Program on Immunization, Ghana Health Service, said the COVID-19 antibodies the nation would before long regulate had experienced clinical preliminary and demonstrated to be protected and solid.
He said it would be regulated in three stages, with every individual taking two dosages.
It is assessed that 20 million Ghanaians would be inoculated at an expense of more than $50 million and that it would cost the public authority $2.60 per individual.
It is assessed that 20 million Ghanaians would be inoculated with Covid-19 vaccine
He said the GHS had prepared more than 12,500 vaccinators, 2,000 bosses and 37,413 volunteers to regulate the immunizations across the 260 metropolitan, civil and region congregations.
The antibodies would be put away at temperatures somewhere in the range of two and eight degrees Celsius.
Dr Amponsa-Achiano said the nation had a powerful vaccination program with in excess of 95 percent inclusion, which had stood the trial of time.
Ghana’s COVID-19 antibody vaccination system is being upheld by the COVAX Facility, the African Medicine Platform, the African Union and common society associations into drug administration.
Dr Amponsa-Achiano reported that the nation would at first take conveyance of in excess of 350,000 COVID-19 antibodies in half a month to empower the cross country exercise to initiate.
Gabriel Djabatey Odonkor is the Executive Editor of 4PM GH, Ghanaian blogger, social media marketer and event promoter. Professionally he is known as Gabbie GH.