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NHIA Chief Executive inspires people to take AstraZeneca COVID 19 vaccines |3/15/2021

Chief Executive of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Dr. Lydia Dsane Selby advocates that all residents in Ghana should consider the ongoing AstraZeneca vaccine immunization exercise as a civic responsibility and actively take part.

 

  Commenting on the exercise after taking her jab, the medical practitioner dispelled conspiracy theories about the COVID-19 vaccine and urged people to go for the vaccination.

 

She urged all NHIA staff to serve as Ambassadors and encourage people to continue complying with the COVID 19 safety protocols of wearing facemasks, hand washing with soap under running water, using hand sanitizers and social distancing.

She commended government for receiving the first consignment of 600,000 doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine delivered to Ghana on Wednesday 24th February, 2021.

In line with a national schedule, President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and Vice President, Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia and their wives took the first jab.So far, among other prominent personalities, former Presidents John Agyekum Kuffuor and John Dramani Mahama, the national Chief Imam, Sheikh Dr. Nuhu Sharabutu and the Asantehene Otumfour Osei Tutu II have taken part.

 

Source: ABDUL KARIM NAATOGMAH   


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