Five-day free Covid vaccination camp begins at Jamia
A five-day (August 2-6) free Covid Vaccination Camp titled ‘Covid Vaccination Amrit Mahotsav’ as part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav at Dr MA Ansari Health Centre of the university. Adults above 18 years of age who have registered themselves are being administered free booster and precautionary doses of the vaccine at the mahotsav.
Jamia Millia Islamia Vice Chancellor Professor Najma Akhtar inaugurated the ‘Routine Vaccination Centre’ which has been started in association with GNCT of Delhi. All mandatory vaccines as per the Universal Immunization Programme (UIP) of the Government of India will be administered to small children every Thursday at the centre.
On this occasion the Vice Chancellor said that vaccination is an effective means to fight COVID-19 and we are all sitting here safe & secure as we have already taken two doses of the vaccine. “I will appeal to all adults above 18 years to come and get themselves vaccinated.” She congratulated the Ansari Health Centre officials for starting a routine vaccination centre and other facilities at the centre.
Prof. Akhtar also inaugurated a Microbiology laboratory, free cardiology OPD and a free orthopaedics OPD started in association with Max Health Care at the Health Centre.
The health centre is also starting a three-day Basic Life Support (BLS) hands on training programme for Physiotherapy students from 8th to 10th August, 2022.