French millefeuille pushes towards a decentralized vaccination strategy

The crisis meetings – health – between communities and the government are not new but some are more conclusive than others. On January 12, Olivier Véran, Minister of Health and neurologist by profession, accepted the idea of ​​Jean Rottner, president (LR) of the Grand-Est region and emergency physician by profession, to create “Regional vaccination steering units”.

The objective is simple: after phase 1 focused on accommodation establishments for dependent elderly people (EHPAD), it is about “Anticipate phases 2 and 3” of the vaccination campaign. In other words, that of the most fragile people, before “The time of mass vaccination”.

“Under the co-chairmanship of the director general of the regional health agency and the regional prefect, they will bring together the president of the regional council, departments and regional orders of physicians and pharmacists on a weekly basis”, explains the Régions de France association, which brings together all of the region’s presidents.

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