The Vice Minister of Supplies and Technology, Gerardo Briceño, announced that starting this week they will begin to vaccinate against Covid-19 all medical and nursing students, as well as those who are trained in other areas of health.
In interview for VTV, Briceño emphasized that, together with the coordinators of each of the nuclei of the University of Health Sciences have already carried out an exhaustive survey to carry out the second phase of the National Immunization Plan, collects Union Radio.
The idea is that these students, at some point, also join the mass vaccination and that they help us in that process, because we need personnel to be able to vaccinate 21 million people between now and December ”, he emphasized.
He assured that all medical personnel who have not been able to access a vaccine so far will be able to do so in this “broad day” that will include bioanalysts, nutritionists, dentists, ophthalmologists and those who work in the area and maintain close contact with patients.
He indicated that the Ministry of Health had the Patria system and the website of the Autonomous Service of Sanitary Controllership for these professionals to register, update their data and can be identified.
Briceño stated that before moving on to this stage, “they prioritized older adults, teachers and some vulnerable groups serving on the streets, such as the Corpoelec and PDVSA Gas workers“, While specifying that” they have already immunized part of the staff of private clinics. “