Decision on vaccine from China after consulting advisory body: Health Minister
Health Minister Zahid Maleque today said the government will consult the National Technical Advisory Committee before deciding on whether to use the Covid-19 vaccine which is being made by China.
"The government is also monitoring the effectiveness of vaccines in different countries and will take the best decision for the country," he said.
The minister came up with the remark while talking to journalists at the secretariat during a media briefing.
Talking about the appointment of new director general for the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), he said the public administration will take proper measures to accept the resignation letter of Abul Kalam Azad as he was grade-1 official.
He health ministry will then appoint a new DG after his file is shifted from the Public Administration Ministry, Maleque said.
Besides, the government has been forming a new taskforce that will regularly inspect irregularities and mismanagement in health related institutes including hospitals and clinics, the minister said.