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NDMA directs for Anti-COVID National Preparedness Audit

NDMA directs for Anti-COVID National Preparedness Audit

NDMA directs for Anti-COVID National Preparedness Audit

NDMA Chairman Lt Gen Inam Haider Malik presided over the special session of the NEOC.

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  • NDMA has directed for Anti-COVID National Preparedness Audit
  • NDMA expressed confidence in current national preparedness
  • It directed NIH to review the stocks of COVID vaccines
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 ISLAMABAD: National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has decided to formulate the Anti-Covid National Preparedness Audit 2022-23 amid concerns of a wave of coronavirus in the country.

NDMA Chairman Lieutenant General Inam Haider Malik presided over the special session of the National Emergency Operation Centre (NEOC) and directed the officials concerned for Anti-Covid National Preparedness Audit 2022-23.

The National Institute of Health (NIH) team was called on for updated monitoring of regional trends of a new variant of coronavirus and trajectories development for Pakistan without creating undue alarm.

NDMA Chairman focused on evolving COVID variants and expressed confidence in Pakistan’s current strategies and National Preparedness.

The situation would be continuously monitored by National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), and preparedness, preventative protocols, and vaccination administration systems will be strengthened to tackle the spike in concern.

The NCOC showed detailed statistics on COVID management, vaccination administration data, and the low risk of the new variant in Pakistan.

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It was informed that the current COVID positivity rate stood at 0.53 percent and 95 percent eligible population has been inoculated with the first and 90 percent with the second dose of COVID vaccines.

NDMA Chairman directed National Institute of Health (NIH) to issue precautionary COVID variant risk advisory for public and relevant stakeholders based on scientific analysis of data at the global and regional level and carry out selective mock drills for the COVID emergency.

He also directed NIH to review the stocks of COVID vaccines and arrangements in hospitals to deal with COVID cases.

The chairman apprised the participants of the Prime Minister’s vision on the establishment of the National Preparedness and Response System in the country.

He also explained the expansion plan for NEOC and making it live interfaced with all departments to remodel the country’s emergency response from a reactive to a proactive mode for disaster management.

During the meeting, Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) also briefed the forum on the weather outlook for this winter season.

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The representative from National Information Technology Board (NITB) informed NEOC about the current status of the registration of flood-affected farmers on digital applications and their ongoing verification process to provide relief assistance.

 

 

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