The G42 Healthcare Company and Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) announced the opening of a specialized field clinic at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC) to register, test and test volunteers wishing to participate in the first clinical trial in the world for the third phase of the inactive vaccine for HIV Covid-19, which was developed through the company "Cinofarm CNBG", is the sixth largest vaccine manufacturer in the world.
Since the launch of the "For Humanity" program on July 16, 2020, thousands of people from all emirates of the country have registered to participate in clinical trials. The new field clinic will play a major role in facilitating the procedures for registering volunteers, conducting the necessary qualified examinations, inviting them after days to come and receive the first experimental dose of the inactive vaccine.
G42 Healthcare manages clinical trials, from its headquarters in Abu Dhabi, under the supervision of the Abu Dhabi Health Department, and in cooperation with the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) whose teams handle all operations on the ground.
The CEO of the company, Ashish Kochi, said: “The call to volunteer and participate in the (For Humanity) campaign witnessed a wide response from various segments of the targeted community in Abu Dhabi. The new field clinic has been built to the highest standards to ensure a rapid response to the large number of volunteers recently registered. We are currently conducting a study on the possibility of opening similar clinics in other regions of the country with the aim of enhancing the comfort of those wishing to volunteer for the test. ”
A team of nurses, administrators and a number of health sector experts at SEHA is responsible for receiving volunteers at the ADNEC field clinic, managing registration procedures and necessary medical tests, and running an inactive pilot vaccine. This clinic will be available daily, including the blessed holiday of Eid Al-Adha, except for Friday.
The Executive Director of Medical Affairs at Sheikh Khalifa Medical City and Chairman of the Health Council for Infectious Diseases and Infection Control, Dr. Nawal Ahmed Mohamed Al Kaabi, said that the Abu Dhabi Exhibition Center (ADNEC) has the appropriate space and ideal facilities that help to register and conduct a medical examination for more than 800 volunteers per day, Besides the easy access to it from the various residents of the emirate. She added, "We will have an opportunity to continue and manage the registration, examination and testing processes during the blessed Eid Al-Adha holiday."
G42 Healthcare and SEHA indicated that individuals who pre-registered online and did not receive a phone call can visit a field clinic that does not need an appointment in order to receive the necessary examinations eligible for new vaccine trials, three days after passing a test Corona (Covid-19), the clinic will be open only to residents of Abu Dhabi.
The guidelines for the "For Humanity" campaign deployed in the Abu Dhabi Exhibition Land Center (ADNEC) will facilitate the movement of visiting volunteers in the various stages of the test, to ensure their smooth and effective participation. SEHA employees, who are on site, will also help volunteers to follow appropriate social separation protocols during their visit.
The third stage of clinical trials on the inactive "Corona" vaccine comes after the success of the first and second stages conducted by the company "Cinofarm CNBG" in China, which resulted in 100% of the volunteers generating antibodies, after receiving two doses of the vaccine during 28 One day.
The third stage will be available for volunteers between the ages of 18 and 60 who live in the Emirates, as this stage will continue for a period of six to eight months.
The "For Humanity" campaign guidelines facilitate the movement of volunteers at various stages of the test.
The new clinic will have a major role in registering volunteers and performing the necessary checks.