Apollo Hospitals recently announced that it is prepared to administer one million COVID-19 vaccines per day once it becomes available, to help in safe and orderly delivery of the doses across the population of over 1.3 billion in India.
The group will leverage its robust pan India web of 19 medicine supply hubs with cold chain facilities and use its 70 hospitals, 400-plus clinics, 500 corporate health centres, 4,000 pharmacies along with its omnichannel digital platform Apollo 24×7 to ensure massive administration capacity of COVID-19 vaccines.
More than 10,000 Apollo employees have been undergoing training who will be stationed at Apollo centres to administer the vaccine, said the hospital. The hospital has tested over 2,50,000 individuals and has treated over 75,000 patients for COVID-19 infection.
”We are happy to share that, Apollo has been strengthening its vaccine cold chain for supply and gearing up all its facilities for efficient and fast administration with the highest safety standards, for up to one million doses per day”, said Shobana Kamineni Apollo Hospital Group Executive Vice-Chairperson told a virtual press meet.
”Going forward it will be our privilege to work with all governments, governmental agencies and healthcare networks to ensure that a large number of people get the vaccine, quickly and safely as it becomes available”, she said.