Our Health Staff Minimaya Tamang in our Amthang Health Center has received the first dose of vaccine against Covid-19. The Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine (named Covishield in India/Nepal) is being manufactured locally by the Serum Institute of India and they granted 1 million doses to Nepal last week. The first round vaccinations is for the frontline health workers.
Because of our remarkable services and a good relation with the government health authorities, we were successful in getting the vaccine for our staff. Balchaur Health Center staff members are waiting for the first dose of vaccination on 4th of February 2021.