According to Balkan Insight, “After receiving the first batches of the vaccine acquired by Brussels, EU member states in Central and Eastern Europe on Sunday started COVID-19 vaccination campaigns with symbolic ceremonies that left images of hope following months of fear. As in the rest of the EU, health workers, politicians and civil society leaders trying to dispel popular distrust of vaccines were chosen to take the first jabs in symbolic ceremonies designed to kickstart national vaccination campaigns across the region.
COVID-19 vaccine considerations for Belarus
- Can employers mandate the vaccine?
Unknown at this time
- Who will control delivery of the vaccine?
- Who covers the cost of the vaccine?
- Where will people get vaccinated?
Government designated vaccination locations
- Is there cultural resistance to getting the vaccine?
First of all it is planned to vaccinate medical workers and teachers. Vaccination will be carried out on a voluntary basis in state health care institutions with the “Sputnik V” vaccine and paid for from the state budget. The decision regarding vaccination of other sectors of the population on a paid or state budgetary form will be based on the decisions of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Belarus.
This information is provided by MAI CEE, Asinta's partner in Belarus.
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