Particular Assistant to Prime Minister on Well being Dr Umar Sultan whereas addressing a press convention. Picture — PID

ISLAMABAD: Particular Assistant to Prime Minister on Well being Dr Faisal Sultan has mentioned that the federal government striving to make  Islamabad a totally vaccinated metropolis, Geo Information reported Monday.

“We’re engaged on making Islamabad a 100% vaccinated metropolis the place each citizen and resident is absolutely vaccinated,” mentioned the PM’s aide.

He mentioned that the cellular vaccination groups have to be introduced into optimum utilisation as a way to attain the goal as there are individuals who don’t need to get out or it isn’t simple to achieve them.

Dr Sultan expressed these views whereas talking to the media after inaugurating the neighborhood vaccination centre within the federal capital.

He mentioned there are poor individuals or individuals who would not have sufficient sources that they will afford to take a while off from work to go and get vaccinated.

“Underneath these circumstances, as a substitute of ready for them to return and get vaccinated, we take the vaccination facility to them,” mentioned Dr Sultan.

He mentioned that establishing a neighborhood vaccination unit is a revolutionary step by the well being division.

Whereas giving particulars of the cellular vaccination groups, the PM’s aide mentioned that it could be a four-member group, together with a driver.

“There’s a one that vaccinates, a physician, and a feminine well being employee for the facilitation of individuals in accordance with their necessities and reply their query,” mentioned Dr Sultan.

Based on Dr Sultan, the advantage of cellular vaccination groups is that they may assist in absolutely vaccinating the town which is able to make the contagion troublesome to unfold.

“As soon as that aim is achieved, we can say that we are able to eliminate carrying face masks and different restrictions,” he mentioned and appealed to individuals to get vaccinated as quickly as doable.

“Firstly, the vaccine itself is efficient and secondly the federal government has procured it for the individuals,” mentioned Dr Sultan, including that individuals who have taken the primary dose should get the second with none delay.

He significantly suggested that pregnant and breastfeeding moms ought to get vaccinated too and warranted that the vaccine is completely protected for them.

Talking a few doable dengue outbreak in Islamabad, he mentioned that individuals shouldn’t let the rainwater be collected at any spot because it serves as a breeding floor for mosquitos. 

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