PESHAWAR – Peshawar Water and Sanitation Services (WSSP) on Tuesday began vaccinating 4,500 health workers against COVID-19.
More than 250 health workers were vaccinated on the first day while the rest would receive vaccines during the current week. The zone managers prepared lists of personnel under their supervision which were shared with the office of the deputy commissioner for the supply of vaccines.
WSSP Human Resources Director Saqib Nawaz is appointed as the focal person to coordinate with the district administration in this regard.
Hassan Ali, spokesperson for WSSP, said health workers have been working on the front lines since the outbreak of the pandemic and are exposed to COVID-19.
“Although the company purchased personal protective equipment for its field staff at the start of the pandemic, vaccination is essential to protect them against the epidemic,” he said. Health workers are vaccinated at Khyber Medical University, Nishtar Hall and Maulvi Ameer Shah Memorial Hospital. Zone managers are responsible for ensuring that every staff member is vaccinated.
WSSP CEO Inspects Sanitation Operation: General Manager Dr Hassan Nasir visited different locations in the city and inspected the sanitation operation on the second day of the 14-day sanitation campaign.
He visited the Muslim city of Shaheen, Paharipura, Shaheedabad, Kambuh, Phandu Road, Gulbahar and Dilzak Road.
He was accompanied by Director General (Ops) Riaz Ahmad Khan and Zone Directors Amir Gul Khattak and Tariq Aziz. He praised the efforts of sanitary workers and managerial staff and asked them to ensure the cleaning