Large Scale Mass Vaccination Centre Established at KMU
Peshawar: May 26, 2021
Khyber Medical University (KMU) Peshawar and Health Department Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in joint collaboration have established a large scale mass vaccination center for COVID 19. This centre was jointly inaugurated by 102 Brigade Commander Brigadier Muddassir , Secretary Health Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Syed Imtiaz Hussain Shah and Vice Chancellor KMU Professor Dr. Zia-ul-Haq on the occasion, Director General Health Services Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Dr. Muhammad Niaz, KMU Senate Member Zia-ul-Haq Sarhadi, 59 Punjab Regiment Commandant Lt. Col. Jawad Jamil, Dr. Azmat DHO Peshawar, Focal Person Mass Vaccination Center Dr. Khalid Rehman and other concerned officials Were also present. It is worth mentioning that this center has been set up in collaboration with KMU and Health Department in which there is scope for vaccination of up to two thousand people daily. According to details initially eleven vaccination desks have been established in which six are reserved for men while four for Women and a desk is also reserved for the disabled and the elderly people.
The instructions issued by Dr. Khalid Rehman, Focal Person of Mass Vaccination Center, have asked the people coming for vaccination to use gate No 2 of KMU near PIC and NAB when they come for vaccination. In addition he asked the relevant persons to SMS thier CNIC number to 1166 and whenever they recieved thier code it must be bring along them while coming for vaccination. It has also directed for strict implementation of relevant SOPs of Covid 19 during visit to mass vaccination center.
Meanwhile, Vice Chancellor KMU Prof. Dr. Zia-ul-Haq welcomed the establishment of Mass Vaccination Center at KMU and termed it as a timely step for the people of the province and especially Peshawar. The KMU staff has been in the front line against Corona since day one and now with the establishment of the Mass Vaccination Center, KMU has once again taken the lead and we are rightly proud to serve and facilitate the ailing humanity in this vast prevailing pendamic. He said that the establishment of Mass Vaccination Center where vaccination facilities would be available to the people in a clean, safe and optimal environment would also help in controlling corona pandemic on a large scale.