Kathmandu: The government is going to launch a vaccine program against covid-19 in three provinces from tomorrow (Tuesday).
According to the spokesperson of the Ministry of Health and Population Dr. Krishna Poudel, the Health and Population Ministerial meeting held on Monday has decided to start vaccination from tomorrow (Tuesday).
As per the ministerial decision, the vaccination program will be conducted in Bagmati, Gandaki, and Lumbini provinces from Tuesday.
The government is going to launch a vaccination campaign as soon as 800,000 vaccines arrive in Kathmandu on Friday out of the purchase agreement signed with the Chinese company Sinopharm.
The government had entered into a ‘non-negotiable agreement’ with Sinopharm to purchase four million vaccines.
As the availability of vaccines increases, the vaccination campaign program will be continued and the vaccination program will be launched in other provinces soon.