The National Department of Health has teamed up with the South African Vaccination and Immunization Center Department of Virology at Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University and other support partners to deliver a short course and resources to prepare vaccinators to implement COVID-19 vaccination. This course is primarily for frontline health workers vaccinators.
Learning objectives: By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- explain cold-chain requirements, storage and handling principles for various delivery contexts, and describe options/procedures for waste disposal;
- describe the process of COVID-19 vaccine administration and identify infection prevention and control measures that should be used during vaccination sessions;
- identify an adverse event following immunization and explain how to report AEFI following COVID-19 vaccination;