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PIB Jammu organizes webinar on COVID-19 vaccination drive

RAJOURI: Press Information Bureau (PIB), Jammu in coordination with Field Outreach Bureau, Rajouri, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India organized a webinar on ‘COVID-19 vaccination drive' in district Rajouri.

The webinar focussed on the potential acceptance of COVID-19 vaccination among the healthcare workers in the district and the progress made in the vaccination drive throughout the district.

In her introductory address, Neha Jalali, Deputy Director, PIB, ROB J&K said that the biggest aim of conducting these webinars is to spread awareness among the masses related to the COVID-19 vaccination and to clear their doubts if any by interacting with the experts available during the webinar.

She also said that ROB J&K and PIB Jammu have been vanguard from the very first day of the pandemic spreading awareness be that the COVID-19 appropriate behaviour or this vaccination using social media and other platforms.

During the webinar, District Immunization Officer, Rajouri, Dr Parveen Yograj who was the first to take the COVID-19 vaccine in Rajouri district said that the district has made a good progress in COVID-19 vaccination among the healthcare workers and the percentage is above 70 percent as of today.

Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Rajouri, Anees Altaf Nabi, who was also present in the webinar, said that the healthcare workers who have been vaccinated in the district have developed no symptoms at all which shows that the vaccine is hundred percent safe.

Shahid Mohammad Lone, Field Publicity Officer, Anantnag said that ROB J&K and all the Field Outreach Bureaus of J&K have played a significant role in the information dissemination and have countered the fake news using social media and other platforms.

Besides officers of the district and students, Field Publicity Officer, Udhampur, Khurshid Yousuf, In-charge Field Outreach Bureau, Rajouri, Gurnaam Singh and Field Exhibition Officer, Kathua, Aadil Shameem Andrabi were also present in the webinar.

The webinar was moderated by Sheikh Mudasir Amin, Media and Communications Officer, PIB, Jammu.



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