The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has confirmed the arrival of the first batch of the AstraZeneca vaccines from the COVAX Facility.
The Federal Government has also stated that the vaccination exercise shall be in phases: Which include:
Phase 1: Frontline health workers & strategic leadership
Phase 2: 50 & above (60 & above, then 50-59 – with priority of course for people with co-morbidities)
Phase 3: 18-49 with co-morbidities, and
Phase 4: Rest of eligible population (i.e. 18-49 without co-morbidities)
An e-registration portal has been created to facilitate the vaccination process as the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) aims at employing the traditional Polio Immunization strategy.