‘Get Vaccinated, Kick Covid-19 Out of Namibia’, Khomas launches roadshow tomorrow

Tujoromajo Kasuto

The Khomas Council and Governor, Laura McLeod-Katjirua, are officially launching the region’s “Get Vaccinated Kick Covid-19 out Of Namibia Roadshow” tomorrow.

This is highlighted by brass band march from Moses Garoëb Soccer Field to Havana four way stop. After the launch, a vaccination site will be available at Havana 4 four way stop on that specific day. Additionally, the roadshow will continue at all four roadblocks in the region, Windhoek to Rehoboth, Windhoek to Okahandja, Daan Viljoen and Windhoek to Hosea Kutako International Airport and other different parts of Windhoek rural.

There will be information sharing and onsite vaccination at the aforementioned designations for motorists coming into or from Windhoek with the launch conducted under strict compliance with the Public Health Covid-19 regulations.

Local artist and influencer, Uejaa Kazondunge, will act as Champion and Ambassador of the Covid-19 vaccinations in Khomas.

The Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (MICT) in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Social Services (MoHSS) activated a countrywide roadshow campaign, dubbed “Get vaccinated, Kick COVID-19 out of Namibia,” on 21 0ctober in Windhoek.

Activation events across the rest of the country are set to run from 26 October to 10 December, aimed at vaccinating between 150,000 to 400,000 individuals during this period, the MICT states in a media release, adding that various vaccination sites across the 14 regions will be visited by high-level political office bearers and officials from different ministries and agencies for public mobilisation.

Meanwhile, the United States has donated 124,000 Doses of the Pfizer BioNTech Covid-19 Vaccine to Namibia at an event hosted at the Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation (Mirco) today.

The vaccines arrived on October 22 following the first consignment of 100,620 doses that arrived on September 24, 2021. To date, the US government has donated 224,620 doses of the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine to Namibia. The US government is leading the global fight against Covid-19 and these vaccines are part of 200 million vaccine doses the United States has donated globally to date. “Please take the opportunity to protect yourself and to do your part to protect your family, your country, and your economy by getting vaccinated,” appeals US Chargé d’Affaires, Jessica Long.

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