Har Ghar Dastak 2.0 campaign commences

What is the News?

The Union Health Ministry has launched “Har Ghar Dastak campaign 2.0” to accelerate the pace and coverage of COVID19 vaccination across States and UTs.

What is the Har Ghar Dastak campaign?

The Har Ghar Dastak campaign was launched in Nov 2021.

Under this campaign, healthcare workers in all the States visited door-to-door to vaccinate people eligible for second dose and also those who have not taken the first dose.

What is Har Ghar Dastak campaign 2.0?

Har Ghar Dastak 2.0 will be implemented from 1st June 2022 to 31st July 2022. 

Objective: To vaccinate and cover the eligible population groups for first, second and precaution doses through door-to-door campaigns. 

Focus of the campaign: The focus will remain on improving sub-optimal coverage of persons aged ≥ 60years with precaution dose along with considerably slower speed of coverage in the 12-14 years, old age homes, schools/colleges , prisons, brick kilns etc.

Source: The post is based on the article “Har Ghar Dastak 2.0 campaign commencespublished in PIB on 1st June 2022.

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