COVID-19: South African health minister Dr. Zweli Mkhize outlines vaccine roll-out strategy
One of the most important things that comes with having a blog is that you have to implement some kind of editorial strategy or writing style. In this article, we learn how South African Health Minister Dr. Zweli Mkhize has planned and rolled out their COVID-19 vaccine roll-out plan to ensure all South Africans are covered.
A new strategy for the 2019 COVID Dr. Mkhize outlines how COVID-19 will create opportunities for South Africa
With the 2019 COVID now well underway, COVID-19 has made significant progress in terms of the number of children who have received their vaccines. But now it’s time for COVID-19 to make its mark on the world. With this in mind, Dr. Mkhize outlined how COVID-19 will create opportunities for South Africa by highlighting what has been achieved so far and how the next phase of COVID-19 will move forward. Dr. Mkhize started by outlining the critical role of South Africa in COVID-19. He said: “I believe that we can make a difference for millions of children by supporting the implementation of the World Health Organisation (WHO) vaccine programs across South … Global Vaccine Market to Reach $56.5 Billion by 2025, With Major Growth in Developing Countries Data released today shows that the global vaccine market will reach $56.5 billion by 2025, with major growth in developing countries; particularly in vaccines for neglected diseases. The new data released by the global market intelligence firm Markets and Markets (www.marketsandmarkets.com) shows that 10 vaccines for neglected diseases in developing countries will be purchased by 2025 at a cost of $3.2 billion, mostly to immunize children against measles, meningitis, and rabies.
Healthcare benefits of the COVID-19 vaccine
Dr. Zweli Mkhize, Minister of Health of South Africa, has outlined the Department of Health’s plan for rolling out the country’s 21st-century vaccine COVID-19 to all children aged two years and above. COVID-19 is a vaccine to prevent yellow fever, hepatitis B, and measles.
How to use the power of social media to get public engagement on vaccination
South Africa is now in the midst of a nationwide vaccine roll-out for Ebola and HIV, the health minister said. Dr. Zweli Mkhize outlined his strategy to involve citizens as part of the rollout, which includes social media as a key tool.
In the announcement, the minister outlined a five-point strategy for increasing uptake of vaccines as a key component of the government’s plan to combat vaccine-preventable diseases. The strategy includes:
Building the capacity to deliver immunisation programs through increased funding for community medical officers, nurses, and vaccinators.