The Ghana Health Service (GHS) says it would not relent in its efforts to ensure that all Ghanaians take the COVID-19 jab, regardless of the low turnout throughout its sixth National COVID-19 Vaccination Days Campaign which ends right now, January 24, 2023.
The Service declared Friday, January 20, 2023, to Tuesday, January 24, 2023, as vaccination days, as nations together with China have seen a spike in COVID-19 circumstances.
The GHS says it would intensify its publicity and social mobilisation on the vaccination within the nation.
For this newest marketing campaign, all folks aged 15 years and above, together with pregnant girls, are eligible to obtain the vaccine.
Speaking to Citi News, the Manager of the Expanded Programme on Immunization, Dr. Kwame Amponsa- Achiano stated, though they did not meet their goal, the GHS will proceed to educate the populace on the significance of the vaccines.
“So far it’s been fine, except that there are pockets of areas where the turnout wasn’t good as we would have expected. I think that all in all, day by day, the coverage is being improved. I think with time, it will be better. If we look at it the way as it is now, We are not likely to meet the target. We have to intensify the publication and social mobilisation. We will continue with the campaign,” Manager of the Expanded Programme on Immunization assured.