Health Minister Zahid Malek said that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the initial program of corona vaccine application in the country on Wednesday (January 27) afternoon. He will directly witness the application of the vaccine to the first five people through video conference.
The online 'Suraksha' platform will be opened for registration immediately after the inauguration.
He said this to the journalists when he came to Kurmitola General Hospital to see the preparations for the start of the vaccination program.
The minister said that Hon'ble Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the coronavirus vaccination program in this hospital. Through this, vaccination will start in the country. Honorable Prime Minister will join and see that the first five people are vaccinated.
Zahid Malek said that the capital's Kurmitola General Hospital has done the best in treating corona patients.
Therefore, the first corona vaccination program will be started in this hospital at the choice of the Prime Minister. Initially, the program will start by applying the vaccine to 25 people from various professions, starting from health workers.
After the inauguration, the 'Suraksha' platform will be opened for registration. Those who cannot register, they can register by going to the vaccine center. We have also kept that arrangement. Teams have also been formed at the district-upazila level for this.
Among those who will get the vaccine first, besides doctors, nurses, health workers, there will be people from various professions including police, army, media workers, said the health minister.