The vaccination brigades will be in charge of bringing the drug against the Covid-19 to the points where older adults they will receive the dose to protect them from this respiratory disease.
A total of 120 thousand people integrated into groups of 12 will be the country’s vaccination army to form a total of 10,000 brigades.
“We are here, I was telling them, integrating the brigades, around 120 thousand people, public servants and also volunteers, will participate to help,” said the president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, in his morning conference on Tuesday.
He President Andrés Manuel López Obrador detailed on Tuesday how these brigades responsible for the ambitious vaccination plan that as of January 11, it contemplates the arrival of Pfizer vaccines in greater quantities – around 400 thousand per shipment – until just over a million are completed.
How will these brigades be integrated? First, they will conform to 12 people each. Inside, there will be staff of different professions to ensure that the vaccine arrives in a timely manner and in good condition at integrating centers that will function as vaccination posts where the inhabitants of that area and surrounding areas should arrive.
The brigade is made up by four social promoters, who are the people in charge of coordinating the delivery of the support considered in the social programs of this government, such as the pension for the elderly or sowing life, explained President López Obrador.
With them they will go two members of the health sector They may be doctors or nurses trained to administer the vaccine, or health promoters. It is up to you to inject the drug.
To guarantee the caravan safety and vaccinations, Each brigade will be assigned four elements from the armed forces, three from the Army and one from the Navy.
AND with these 10 members there will be two volunteers, of which it was not detailed what task they will have on the team or how they will be recruited.
Each brigade will have as goal to apply 300 vaccines weekly.