Covid-19: Vaccination campaign begins at Rohingya camps
Vaccination against Covid-19 began at Rohingya camps in Cox's Bazar district today.
As part of its involvement in the government's vaccination programme, Humanitarian Crisis Management Programme (HCMP) of Brac organised the campaign titled "Covid-19 Vaccination Campaign for Rohingya Community".
Trained nurses of Brac administered vaccines to Rohingya refugees at camps 1-East, 8-East and No-13 in Ukhiya upazila of Cox's Bazar.
The inoculation drive will take place daily from 9:30am to 2:30pm till August 18.
As per government instructions, those aged 55 or above will be vaccinated.
Only refugees who have the "Family Counting Number" -- an identification mark given by the government when they arrived in Bangladesh from Myanmar -- will be eligible for the vaccine.
Brac's field level employees and volunteers will help those who will come for vaccination by giving them proper information and guidance regarding the vaccination.
Brac aided by the government took up the programme for bringing Rohingyas under vaccine coverage.