Officials discuss Covid-19 vaccination increasing in northern Laos

The Department of Hygiene and Health Promotion, Ministry of Health, is holding a meeting on collaboration on the increasing of Covid-19 vaccination coverage in northern Laos under CONNECT initiative (Community Network Engagement for Essential Healthcare and COVID-19 Responses through Trust).

Held in Luang Prabang Province on Jun 2-3, the meeting is seeing the participation of Deputy Governors of Luang Prabang, Phongsaly, Oudomxay, Luang Namtha and Xayaboury, as well as health officials from relevant localities.

Over 5.8 million people across the country have been vaccinated against Covid-19 including 5.05 million people given all recommended doses of Covid-19 vaccines, according to the Centre of Information and Education for Health, Ministry of Health.

Participants of the meeting also discussed the devising of an action plan on promoting community participation in efforts to increase Covid-19 vaccine coverage.

Source: Lao News Agency