Limpopo Premier Hon. Chupu Stan Mathabatha will launch the vaccination of healthcare workers at Mankweng Hospital as part of the Phase 3B Sisonke research implementation study of the Johnson & Johnson covid -19 vaccine.
The Premier will be joined by Health MEC Dr Phophi Ramathuba.
The Premier will be cementing on the Thuma Mina spirit. The vaccination is carried out as part of the program aimed at expediting the roll out of vaccines to Frontline healthcare workers.
Staff at Mankweng Hospital will be amongst the first group of healthcare workers to receive the Johnson & Johnson jab in the province.
“This is a historical moment for all of us as we start with the vaccines inoculation program. We are thrilled to see our Health care workers becoming the first to be vaccinated. They were all working to get their patients well and with no regards for their own health. We are so grateful for each and everyone of these frontliners who go out of their way to care for patients” said Premier.