UAE provides 371m polio vaccines to Pakistani children

KARACHI: The UAE has offered over 371.1 million models of polio vaccines to greater than 57 million Pakistani youngsters between 2014 and December 2018, via its anti-polio drive within the nation, below the UAE-Pakistan Help Programme, UAE-PAP.

The UAE-PAP was launched below the directives of President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

The marketing campaign is a part of the efforts to eradicate polio on this planet and displays the UAE management’s keenness to strengthen world efforts to scale back the unfold of epidemics and forestall their affect on youngsters.

Shaikh Mohammad bin Zayed donated $167 million (AED613.31 million) for the efforts geared toward eradicating poliomyelitis and the availability of vaccines for youngsters, particularly in Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Abdullah Khalifa Al Ghafli, Director of UAE-PAP, mentioned the marketing campaign administered 254.four million doses of vaccines between 2014 and 2017 to 43 million Pakistani youngsters. The geographical protection of the marketing campaign expanded prior to now years to incorporate 83 areas in 4 provinces of Pakistan, he added.

Al Ghafli praised the assist offered by the Invoice and Melinda Gates Basis for the UAE’s marketing campaign and its strategic partnership with His Highness Sheikh Mohamed’s initiative to eradicate poliomyelitis worldwide via funding and offering help in plenty of areas, in accordance with worldwide media.

The marketing campaign is being applied in varied areas of Pakistan with the assist of greater than 96,000 employees together with medical doctors and nurses and greater than 25,000 members of security and safety, administration and coordination groups.

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