The Nigerian government is expected to receive 3.92 million doses of Covax AstraZeneca vaccine for Covid-19 on March 2nd, 2021. According to the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), the stipulated guidelines for registration to receive the Covid-19 vaccine as well as the website for registration have been released.
Faisal Shuaib, the Executive Director of NPHCDA said the agency launched a TEACH strategy for COVID-19 Vaccination and Electronic Management of Immunization Data (EMID) to ensure a smooth vaccination program.
Covid-19 Vaccination Website
You can register to receive Covid-19 in the official website of the NPHCDA or click this link
What is TEACH strategy
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TEACH strategy is an acronym mapped out by the NPHCDA and the vaccination implementation arm of the Federal government for a smooth Covid-19 vaccination program. TEACH means
T: Traditional Vaccination Campaign Approach;
E: Electronic Self-Registration by Eligible Nigerians;
A: Assisted Electronic Registration of Eligible Nigerians;
C: Concomitant Vaccination alongside Electronic Registration
H: House-to-House Electronic Registration
Who will first receive Covid-19 vaccine in Nigeria
According to a statement by the NPHCDA, the first phase of the Covid-19 vaccine will be administered to
- Health Workers
- Front line workers like the Nigerian Police, Army, Oil and Gas Workers and Nigerians on boarder posts
- Strategic Nigerian Leaders.