MISA Malawi is happy to inform its membership that authorities has included journalists within the precedence group of individuals to obtain the Covid-19 vaccine.
MISA Malawi engaged the Presidential Activity Drive on Covid-19 via the Ministry of Data requesting that journalists be amongst important precedence teams within the immunisation course of and we’re very grateful for the beneficial response.
On this association, journalists shall be required to hold with them Media Council of Malawi (MCM) accreditation playing cards or employment identification playing cards when going to the immunisation centres.
The primary 360, 000 doses of AstraZeneca Vaccine arrived within the nation on Friday, March 5, 2021 and the federal government will announce the centres and opening dates.
We wish to encourage all journalists to get immunised as our job includes common journey and interplay with others thereby placing us liable to contracting Covid-19.
We additionally take this chance to implore on journalists to responsibly present protection on the immunisation rollout and encourage all Malawians to be vaccinated when the chance arises.
MISA Malawi would additionally prefer to remind journalists and media homes of the sooner association through which journalists might be examined via their media home (s) when and the place there are confirmed instances inside the media home or there are people who’ve clear signs.
We want to thank the Malawi Authorities via the Ministry of Data for the help that it continues to render to the media business as we combat the Covid-19 pandemic.