Imphal West: 119 inmates of drug rehabilitation centres get Covid-19 vaccine jab

COVID-19 vaccination programmes for inmates at three drug de-addiction and rehabilitation centres in Imphal West district were held on Thursday.


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The Committee of Civil Societies Kangleipak (CCSK) in association with Union of Private Rehabilitation Centre Kangleipak (UPRECK) organised COVID-19 vaccination programmes for inmates at three drug de-addiction and rehabilitation centres in Imphal West district on Thursday.

UPRECK stated in a release that the vaccination programmes were conducted at Awakening Drug De-addiction Centre, Langthabal Meitei Lamkhai; Yaiphakol Drug De-addiction Centre, Langthabal Kunja; and Guiding Vision and Drug De-addiction Centre Canchipur.

During the programmes, a total of 119 inmates from the three centres were vaccinated, it stated.

The vaccination camps were conducted as a part of the Mass Vaccination and Advocacy programme in Rehabilitation initiative and vaccination programmes will continue on Friday at other drug de-addiction centres, UPRECK added.

 

First Published:July 30, 2021, 11:06 a.m.

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