Ghana Health Service Begins 7th National Covid-19 Vaccination1 min read
The Ghana Health Service (GHS), is beginning its 7th National COVID-19 Vaccination Days (NaCVAD-7) from Wednesday, July 19, to Sunday, July 23, 2023, aiming to immunise about one million persons.
According to the Service, 10 million people out of the more than 30 million persons in the country have fully received the vaccines, with the rest yet to either vaccinate or undergo complete vaccination.
Speaking at a press briefing to launch the nationwide exercise, the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, highlighted the existence of the virus despite rumours that it is no more.
He reiterated the declaration of the WHO Director-General, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, on May 5 this year that though COVID-19 ceases to be a public health emergency of international concern, the virus still lingers around.
Meanwhile, WHO Country Representative, Dr. Argata Guracha Guyo, has given assurance of the organisation’s commitment to support Ghana in achieving herd immunity against COVID-19.