Kazakhstan chief med officer’s new resolution signed

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Kazakhstan chief med officer’s new resolution signed

Kazakhstan chief med officer’s new resolution signed

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A new resolution regulating the procedure for vaccination against COVID-19 was signed by the chief medical officer of Kazakhstan Yerlan Kiyasov, Kazpravda.kz reports.

The resolution approves the methodological recommendations "Vaccination against coronavirus infection of the population in the Republic of Kazakhstan", as well as the Regulation on storage and transportation of vaccines.

The following persons with a high risk of coronavirus infection (in priority order) are subject to vaccination against CVI:

1) healthcare professionals, primarily the personnel of infectious diseases hospitals, ambulances, resuscitation and intensive care units, health care organizations providing primary health care, emergency rooms of health care organizations providing inpatient care, employees of the sanitary-epidemiological service;

2) teachers;

3) local police officers; 4) students;

5) personnel and contingent of medical, social and closed children's institutions;

6) employees of the emergency situations service, the ministries of defense, internal affairs, the National Security Committee, the State Security Service of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

7) the staff of the Presidential Affairs Office, civil servants, citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan who are employees of diplomatic and consular institutions accredited in Kazakhstan, members of national teams;

8) persons with chronic diseases (diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cardiovascular disease).

Persons who have permanent and temporary medical contraindications to prophylactic vaccinations are not subject to vaccination against CVI.

Persons with acute and asymptomatic form of CVI are not subject to vaccination.

Persons who have been in contact with a patient with an infectious disease, including CVI, are vaccinated after the end of the quarantine period.

Before vaccination, screening for the presence of antibodies against CVI (EIA and PCR) is not made.

It is recommended to vaccinate those who have had any form of CVI 6 months after recovery depending on the condition before vaccination.

Vaccination of the population is carried out at the vaccination stations of territorial medical organizations, vaccination of a special contingent - at the place of service of the relevant department.

For the operational planning and coordination of immunization, regional, city and district headquarters are being established.

15:49, 29 January 2021

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