Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palika (BBMP) A training for the heads of 107 private hospitals and medical officers of its 141 Primary Health Centers (PHCs), 28 maternity hospitals and six referral hospitals where COVID-19 vaccines are being administered. Will host the event. Friday.
Speaking to reporters on Thursday, BBMP Commissioner N. Manjunath Prasad said that the heads of the 300 health facilities will be trained on the new features of the COWIN 2.0 portal. More session venues are expected to be opened across the city by Monday.
He said that private hospitals have been planted for vaccination program after discussions with the heads of those institutions. Noting that BBMP’s 141 PHCs, 28 maternity and six referral hospitals have been vaccinated since the beginning, but private hospitals that have session sites open will receive as 100 as service charges for each vaccine.
Mr. Prasad said that many private hospitals had sought permission to open the vaccine session. “However, as per the guidelines of the Center, session sites can be opened in private hospitals which are similar to those in the state or central insurance programs. Private hospitals, who wish to have a session venue, can empower themselves in any of the insurance programs.