The Apex Organisation of Chemists and Distributors of India (AIOCD) has written to Prime Minister Narender Modi regarding the inclusion of Pharmacists, Medicine Traders, Support Staff and Families for Covid-19 vaccination.The AIOCD has earlier also written letter to PM Modi and the Union Health Minister regarding this.
AIOCD is an Apex Organisation of Chemists and Distributors of India having aggregate over 8.5 lacks members, medicine professionals and trade (Retailers/Wholesalers/C&FA’s stock points).
“We are serving the nation in all adverse situations as per the promise given. Medicine dealers are in the essential service sector and have been most vulnerable to infection, as it’s a first contact point with the common public while dispensing medicines.” Said in a press statement
“We sincerely feel, it’s extremely important to protect all of them with priority , to keep the Chemist work force fit in challenging situations.”