Sudan: More than 160,000 Vaccinated against Covid-19
The Sudanese Ministry of Health revealed that more than “160” thousand citizens, medical personnel and other groups, have received Covid-19 vaccination, and indicated coordination with the Ministry of Religious Affairs to vaccinate Hajj and Umrah performers.
The Sudanese Ministry of Health announced its cooperationwith the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Endowments in coordinating vaccinating Umrah and Hajj performers at the Omar Bin Al Khattab Center in Khartoum.
The Additional Activities Official at the Federal Ministry of Health, Muhammad Hussein al-Haj, confirmed on Sudan News Agency’s Sudan without Coronavirus platform, a full coordination with the Medical Council to extract unilaterally approved documents proving a person’s vaccination concisely.
He reiterated the continuation of the vaccination campaign in Khartoum and other states.
Al-Hajj said that more than “160,000” citizens, among which aremedical personnel, those aged 45 to 59, 60 and above, and the”chronic diseases” category, have been vaccinated without conditions.
Al-Hajj indicated that vaccination began in “11” states, while the remaining 7 will begin vaccination campaigns in cooperation and coordination with federal and local state health ministries.
He expressed his hope that state officials will accelerate the vaccination process so that these states do not miss out onprotecting their citizens and staff; provided vaccination takes place in large hospitals headed by localities supervising its fair provision and distribution.
He stressed that the vaccine is safe, and very effective against the virus.
The Federal Health Ministy’s official explained that the vaccine is well-preserved and will reach beneficiaries safely, and that all working teams are trained and fully knowledgeable onvaccination.
He also appealed to the citizens to take the full dose.
Meanwhile, the Sudanese Ministry of Health announced a rigidvaccine supplying system to prevent its diversion from health centers and confirmed the existence of a sophisticated national plan to introduce the vaccine.
The ministry pointed to the expansion in vaccination centers from 24 to 115 centers, and pointed out that there was mostly a vaccine-worry rather than outright rejection.
The federal ministry also noted the efforts of the media in eliminating hesitation and emphasizing the vaccine’s safety.
It also warned of the increase in cases and deaths during the third wave, and directed to adherence to regulated safety measures.