LAHORE: The Punjab Healthcare Commission (PHC) has directed the private Covid and non-Covid hospitals and approved laboratories to complete registration of their frontline healthcare workers at the earliest to become eligible for vaccination against Covid-19 on priority.
As per a letter dispatched by the Commission, all staff of such healthcare establishment which are providing treatment to Covid-19 patients at the Covid-treating hospitals, collecting and processing specimens of Covid-19 PCR tests, and involved in screening and triage of suspected Covid-19 patients, should be registered for the vaccination.
Moreover, it stated that general practitioners, whose clinics were registered with the PHC, have been directed to contact chief executive officers of their respective district health authorities for their registration as frontline healthcare workers.
A spokesperson for the Commission has said only registered workers would be vaccinated against Covid-19 on priority.
Also, all the Covid and non-Covid private hospitals and approved laboratories have already been provided logins and passwords of Covid dashboard, and their administrators can register their workers by visiting websitehttps://covid-19.pshealthpunjab.gov.pk/Account/Login.
“In case, any private hospital or lab which has not got login and password, can email a request firstname.lastname@example.org, containing PHC registration number and contact details of its in-charge,” he added.
Published in Dawn, February 11th, 2021