Medica Superspecialty Hospital, the largest superspecialty hospital chain in Eastern India has conducted the most number of vaccination in March amongst all other private hospitals in Kolkata. The COVID vaccination had started in Medica from 22nd January 2021. Medica has conducted 20 sessions on vaccinations from 1st March to 20th March and has vaccinated 13792 people. Out of 13792 vaccinated beneficiaries at Medica, there are 1468 healthcare workers, 116 front line warriors, 10875 people aged above 60 plus and 1333 people above 45 with commodities. The second phase of vaccination started in Medica from 1st March onwards with people above 60 plus and 45 plus with comorbidities. Medica had also started round the clock vaccination from 8th March onwards.
Dr. Alok Roy, Chairman, Medica Group of Hospitals and Chair FICCI Health Services Committee commented, “The COVID vaccination programme is critical for bringing the COVID pandemic to an end. We are proud to have achieved an important milestone by conducting the most vaccination in March. Vaccination is only way forward to fight Covid 19. A robust vaccination programme is the need of the hour, and we are glad for this opportunity to support and boost the Government’s efforts in ensuring that no eligible person is left out of the COVID vaccine programme. We care about our Senior Citizens and urge them to come forward to get inoculated. As a responsible caregiver serving humanity for over a decade, Medica Superspecialty Hospital has been in the forefront in the fight against COVID-19 and all our hospital staff and clinicians are working tirelessly to treat every patient with utmost care. At Medica Hospitals, we are fully geared up to administer the most COVID vaccinations a day to support the Government in achieving its target of administering 500 million vaccines by July 2021.”
Medica has also vaccinated the police and civic officials from 9th February onwards. The smooth rollout of the vaccination programme at Medica Hospital is the culmination of months of preparation that included readying the infrastructure, training programs for staff, dry runs, and coordination with the government. This has enabled an efficient and smooth rollout at the vaccination centres with trained healthcare personnel administering the vaccines with the highest safety standards.