APIN Lauds Ogun State COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign

The CEO, APIN Public Health Initiatives, Dr. Prosper Okonkwo, represented by the Head of Office, APIN Ogun State, Pharm. Michael Ohue has commended the Ogun State government and the State Ministry of Health for successfully scaling up the mass COVID-19 vaccination campaign to all twenty Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state. He stated that the success of the vaccination campaign is evidence that the government is prioritising the health of its citizens and pledged to continue supporting the State to achieve its goals in the health sector. At an official handover of Infection Prevention & Control Materials to the Commissioner for Health, Dr. Tomi Coker, he encouraged the people of Ogun State to take the vaccine and protect themselves from the COVID-19 virus. In his words, “The COVID-19 vaccines are very safe and readily available at health facilities in the state. The Healthcare workers at the facilities and designated COVID-19 vaccination sites are equipped to answer any questions or provide you with any information that you need.” APIN, with funding from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention is currently supporting the Ogun State government to increase awareness and demand for the COVID-19 vaccine in the state.