Friday, April 16, 2021

Her Excellency Sowai Lyonpo briefly met with the National Immunization Technical Advisory Group (NITAG) for COVID-19 which is stationed at the Health help center.

NITAG will review and advise on the adverse events following immunization issues (side effects after vaccination) across the country.

Furthermore, they will also be guiding the officials who are manning the health hotline numbers (2121,6060 and 1010) with queries related to COVID-19 Vaccination.

Each region (Central, Eastern and Western) has been assigned with Regional Immunization Technical Advisory Group (RITAG) , which has been formed to address all the technical issues related to the COVID-19 Vaccination campaign.

Health care workers including the medical officers posted for vaccination campaign in the regions will be under the supervision of the respective RITAG and all technical issues shall be channeled through it.