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India to submit National vaccination plan and targets to WHO

India is set to submit its covid-19 vaccination plan and targets to the World Health Organization (WHO). Highlights India will submit an updated national vaccination trajectory and plans that defines the dose requirements for guiding investment. Guiding investments are required to manufacture the vaccines and their distribution by the government. Financial and programme resource details will ..

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India allowed foreign nationals to get Covid-19 vaccine through CoWIN

India allowed foreign nationals residing here to receive covid-19 vaccine by registering on the Co-Win portal on August 9, 2021. Highlights Foreigners can use their passport as identity document to register themselves on CoWIN portal. After registering on this portal, they will get a slot to get vaccination done. This decision was taken to ensure ..

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Govt asks NPCI to start Electronic Vaccine Vouchers

Government has asked National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) to launch platform for electronic vaccine vouchers. What are Electronic Vaccine Vouchers? These vouchers are like electronic prepaid instruments which can be used only for vaccination. Employers can purchase these vouchers in bulk. Vouchers will be sent to smartphone or feature phone of employee. Employee will ..

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Pregnant women now eligible for Covid vaccination

Ministry of Health has approved the recommendation of National Technical Advisory Group on Immunization (NTAGI) for Pregnant women to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Highlights This decision empowers pregnant women to make informed choice over taking Covid vaccination. Pregnant women can now register on CoWIN or walk-in to nearest Covid vaccination centre to get vaccinated. Background ..

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Delhi’s ‘Jahan Vote, Wahan Vaccination’ Campaign

Delhi government launched a vaccination campaign ‘Jahan Vote, Wahan Vaccination’ to vaccinate people of Delhi against Covid-19. Under the campaign, people aged 45 and above will be given vaccine at the polling booths. Highlights While launching the campaign, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal highlighted, jabs will be provided to people above 45 years at places where ..

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