Ghana Health Service in collaboration with Ghana Education Service in a joint press release has commenced the “vaccination of students who fall within the eligibility criteria”
The initiative was introduced to contain the outbreak of Covid-19 in Senior High Schools. Approval from Food and Drug Authority(FDA) to expand persons eligible for vaccination to include 15-year-olds and above, hence giving Ghana Health Service the right to start vaccination in Senior High School from age 15.
Parts of the release read “In this vein, vaccination teams have been dispatched to schools to vaccinate students who have not yet been vaccinated. Students who have already been vaccinated are required to bring their vaccination cards to school for inspection”
“Ghana Health Service and Ghana Education Service is by this release requesting the cooperation of parents and all stakeholders to make this exercise a success”