As India gears up to launch World’s largest Covid 19 Vaccine drive – Sterling Hospital conduct Dry Run on 5 January, 2021 at both the Multi specialty Hospitals in Race Course Unit as well as at Bhayli unit.
Among all the private hospitals located at Vadodara – Sterling hospitals’ both multispecialty units carry the First Dry Run for Covid 19 Vaccine. Under the directions of Collector of Vadodara Shalini Agarwal and Government Officials Dr. V R Pathak (RDD), Chief District Health Officer – Dr. Uday Singh Tilawat, Vadodara District Epidemic Control Officer – Dr. Vijay Kumar Bidla and Taluka Health Officer – Dr. Niraj Desai, the mock drill was conducted assuring the adherence of infection control practices.
Shalini Agarwal expresses confidence and congratulates Sterling Hospital team after seeing the systematic observation of the entire vaccination process. Anilkumar Nambiar – Zonal Director of Sterling Hospitals Vadodara, converse by saying that the fight against Covid 19 is a challenge to the human community. While Gujarat is playing a very important role in this Vaccination process, Sterling Hospital, Vadodara is continuously fulfilling its responsibility to prepare everyone for the huge immunization drive.
The exercise at Sterling Hospital showed that all preparations were in ‘ready’ mode for the roll-out of the Covid-19 vaccine. The end to end exercise was undertaken and specific teams have been formed to ensure transparency and effective monitoring of vaccination processes.
Collector Shalini Agarwal concluded by saying that it is very important to follow the instructions given by the government and adhere to the precautionary instructions like hand washing, wearing mask and maintaining social distancing.
The objective of the dry run was also to undertake and confirm field implementation of the Co-WIN which is an application developed by government of India for registering and monitoring inoculation drive in India, and to guide the way forward prior to its implementation.