Mandatory vaccination exercise in Ghana gathers steam

As part of measures to reduce the coronavirus pandemic to its lowest ebb, the Government of Ghana, through the Ministry of Health (MoH), has declared the month of December 2021 as the mandatory vaccination month.

The exercise is also to ensure that the yule does not become a springboard for an increment in infection rate since there will be high rate of movement of persons.

Addressing a press conference in Accra on Sunday November 28, the Director-General of the GHS, Dr Patrick Kumah-Aboagye said vaccination was the surest way to deal with the spread of the virus, hospitalization and also deaths..

In accordance with the mandatory vaccination directive, organizations, corporate bodies and institutions are adopting mandatory vaccination to compel staff to take the Jab.

TV3 can confirm the exercise is gradually gaining grounds in the country.

Laud Adu-Asare reports that while only public sector workers have been mandated by government to take the vaccination jabs, some private firms have already begun demanding same from employees.


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