The 16,218 doses of Pfizer’s vaccine in opposition to the new coronavirus sars-cov-2 are in the ultra-freezers of the Bogotá Ministry of Well being, of the final batch that Colombia received from that US pharmaceutical firm.
From that District entity confirmed the information and reiterated that they’ll immunize well being employees who are in the first line of care of folks with covid-19, the illness attributable to the new virus.
“The new doses of Pfizer delivered this Wednesday by the Nationwide Authorities are already in the deep freezers. These will likely be used for the immunization of front-line personnel of 9 IPS of the metropolis #DosisDeEsperanza ”, they revealed on the Twitter account of the Bogotá Well being Secretariat.
On Wednesday afternoon, the Mayor of Bogotá herself, Claudia López, was the one who gave the excellent news for the metropolis: “They gave us a little bit greater than the anticipated doses from Pfizer. We went from 13,008 anticipated to 16,218 confirmed for supply right this moment. With these greater than 3,000 further we are able to vaccinate extra docs, nurses and first-line healthcare personnel ”.
At the identical time that Bogotá was storing the new batch of vaccines, the Ministry of Well being introduced that the vaccination plan in the Colombian capital would have a citizen oversight, which was additionally constituted on Wednesday.
In accordance with that District entity, It’s supposed that the identical residents of the Colombian capital perform the follow-up, management and surveillance of compliance with immunizations in opposition to the new coronavirus.
The oversight, which is anticipated to be one other management instrument of the metropolis for the vaccination plan, It’s made up of varied social organizations in Bogotá and 75 folks from all localities participated in its structure, together with Sumapaz, in the rural space of the Colombian capital.
These residents held a digital assembly in which their spokespersons, Mr. Luis Carlos Orejarena, and Ms. Dora Gamba have been additionally elected as his substitute. “As a result of of his management, this initiative was motivated inside the framework of the Participatory Development of the Anticorruption Plan and Consideration to Citizenship 2021”, they identified in the Secretariat about the election of these folks.
In that entity in addition they indicated that well being leaders of the metropolis take part in the oversight, in addition to group organizations, college students of well being careers, and residents in basic who had expressed their curiosity in monitoring and monitoring of the private and non-private entities that have been executing the vaccination plan in Bogotá.
“In that sense, the oversight has the energy to confirm the appropriate use of sources, compliance with the established protocols and the assure of the proper to well being of all inhabitants of the Capital District,” they defined in the Ministry of Well being.
On this approach, they assured in the District, It seeks to advertise social participation, transparency and entry to data for residents and social organizations who are in monitoring and management.
“Social management is the proper of residents to take part in processes of monitoring and management of public administration, vigilance that will likely be key in this mass vaccination train that is simply starting,” they concluded in the Ministry of Well being.
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