31 JANUARY 2022 – Following the press conference by YB Dato’ Dr Haji Noor Azmi Ghazali, Deputy Health Minister, Ministry of Health (MOH) on the implementation of the National COVID-19 Immunisation Programme for Children (PICKids) which will commence on February 3, ProtectHealth Corporation Sdn. Bhd. welcomes this development and encourages Private Paediatricians and Private Specialist Clinics to participate in the programme.
ProtectHealth Chief Executive Officer, Dato’ Dr. Anas Alam Faizli stated that ProtectHealth through Private Medical Practitioners (PMPs) will continue to assist and work together with the MOH to maximise the implementation of PICKids.
Initially, PICKids will be conducted in the Klang Valley through hospitals for children with comorbidities, whilst for children without any medical problems, the vaccination will be given at the Vaccination Centres (PPV) Integrasi.
ProtectHealth will ensure that all the PPVs under ProtectHealth, including PPV Integrasi, Offsite PPVs and selected Private Hospital PPV will be fully prepared and ready to accommodate children aged 5 to below 12 years old to be administered with the vaccine and served with the highest standards.
In addition, PPVs under ProtectHealth for PICKids will be operating on selected days, following the date of commencement in the table below:
|TYPE OF PPV||DATE OF COMMENCEMENT||OPERATION DAY|
|PPV Integrasi in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor||3rd February 2022||Monday to Sunday|
|Selected Offsite PPVs in Selangor||5th February 2022||Saturday and Sunday|
|Selected Offsite PPVs in Kuala Lumpur||5th February 2022||Monday to Sunday|
|Selected Private Hospital PPVs||7th February 2022||Selected Days|
As of January 27, 2022, more than 63.1 million doses of vaccines have been administered and 51.5% or 32.4 million doses were contributed by private medical practitioners (PMPs) and Healthcare Non-Government Organisations (NGOs) under ProtectHealth.
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