Elderly, Disabled In GHMC Area To Get Immunised
CS Somesh Kumar today stated that a vaccination drive for the elderly and disabled people staying at old age homes had been taken up in Hyderabad.
Hyderabad | 6th June 2021
Telangana Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar today stated that a special vaccination drive for the elderly and disabled people staying at old age homes had been taken up as per the directions of Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao.
The CS visited an old age home at Bansilalpet today and flagged off a fleet of 24 mobile medical units that will, from today, vaccinate the elderly and the disabled staying in the various old age and special care institutions across the GHMC area. Each mobile unit comprises a doctor, a pharmacist and nursing personnel.
Kumar also inspected a vaccination centre where the high-risk groups were being vaccinated. Following his inspections, he stated that the Telangana government was "fully geared up" and prepared to handle the third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic by focusing on improving the state's healthcare infrastructure, strengthening human resources, focusing on capacity building, vaccinating high exposure and high-risk groups, and setting up 19 diagnostic centres across the state.
Later, the CS inaugurated a vaccination centre at the regional office of the Union Bank of India (Andhra Bank) at Koti where the employees and family members of employees will be vaccinated.
He congratulated General Manager Kabir Bhattacharya and other bank officials for their effort to take up an immunisation drive for the bank's employees and their families by collaborating with various private hospitals.
Secretary (Health & Family Welfare) Syed Ali Murtuza Rizvi, Special Secretary (Finance) Ronald Rose, Secretary (Women and Child Welfare) Divya, Hyderabad Collector Shweta Mohanty, and Director (Disabled Welfare) Sailaja were among those present for the inauguration.
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