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Changes to Vaccine Roll-Out Eligibility Criteria for Adolescents (12 – 17 Years): 9th December 2021

December 10th, 2021|0 Comments

The roll-out of COVID-19 vaccines in South Africa has to date targeted those 18 years and older using a standard vaccination schedule (one dose of the Janssen® (J&J) vaccine or two doses of Comirnaty® [...]

Vaccination of Immunocompromised Adults

December 2nd, 2021|0 Comments

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have learnt that individuals with a compromised immune system are not only vulnerable to COVID-19. But, also may have a reduced immune response to COVID-19 vaccines. [...]

Special Report: Alternative Reimbursement Model

June 10th, 2021|0 Comments

BHF launches alternative reimbursement model tool to manage risks associated with Covid-19 claimsThe Board of Healthcare Funders (BHF) in collaboration with the Industry Technical Advisory Committee (ITAC) has developed an Alternative Reimbursement Model (ARM) tool [...]

COVID-19 Vaccination Journey

February 26th, 2021|0 Comments

6 steps to getting vaccinated: Register on EVDS system at https://vaccine.enroll.health.gov.za Apply to Sisonke Vaccine Programme at https://sisonke.samrc.ac.za Receive vaccination site for vaccination Attend vaccination site for vaccination Get the vaccine Receive final SMS [...]

COVID-19 Vaccine Roll Out

February 17th, 2021|0 Comments

National COVID Vaccination Programme Status Paused Sunday 6 February Following concerns regarding efficacy of the Oxford-AstraZeneca (CoviShield) vaccine against mild-moderate COVID caused by the 501.V2 variant. CoviShield may still play a role in the [...]

EVDS Self Registration Portal User Manual

February 3rd, 2021|0 Comments

All Healthcare Workers (public & private) who intend to be vaccinated in Phase I should enroll on the Electronic Vaccination Data System (EVDS) Information submitted during registration will be used to: Identify eligible vaccination [...]