Estonia to motivate vaccination with bonuses to vaccinators
Image by Andreas Prott / Shutterstock.com
With Estonia seeking to increase its currently slow pace of COVID-19 vaccination and reach the far-off goal of 70% vaccination coverage a plan to pay bonuses to healthcare workers doing vaccination has been introduced, reported the Baltic News Agency.
General practitioners with over 80% of their clients vaccinated will receive EUR 1,000 extra, the portal said.
With the goal of vaccinating another 185,000 Estonians, the Estonian Health Insurance Fund has announced paying EUR 50 bonuses to general practitioners, nurses and special treatment providers for each 20 conducted vaccines. Every first and second dose will be counted from July 1 to September 30.
SUPPORT THE BUDAPEST BUSINESS JOURNAL
Producing journalism that is worthy of the name is a costly business. For 27 years, the publishers, editors and reporters of the Budapest Business Journal have striven to bring you business news that works, information that you can trust, that is factual, accurate and presented without fear or favor.
Newspaper organizations across the globe have struggled to find a business model that allows them to continue to excel, without compromising their ability to perform. Most recently, some have experimented with the idea of involving their most important stakeholders, their readers.
We would like to offer that same opportunity to our readers. We would like to invite you to help us deliver the quality business journalism you require. Hit our Support the BBJ button and you can choose the how much and how often you send us your contributions.