Benefited 102 million children

The UAE provides Pakistan with 583 million doses of polio vaccination in 8 years

  • Since the beginning of this year, the Emirates Vaccination Authority has provided 75 million and 148 thousand and 404 doses of vaccination against polio.

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The management of the UAE Project to Aid Pakistan has announced the results of the UAE polio vaccination campaign, which was implemented in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan during the period from 2014 to the end of September 2021.

The campaign succeeded in giving 583 million and 240,876 doses of vaccination against polio during eight years to more than 102 million Pakistani children, in implementation of the directives of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State, and the support of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, and with the follow-up of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, to provide humanitarian and development aid, support the health sector and strengthen its preventive programs in Pakistan.

The administration of the UAE Project to Aid Pakistan stated that the UAE vaccination campaign is implemented within the framework of the initiative of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, to eradicate polio in the world. His Highness’s initiative comes within the framework of the humanitarian approach of the UAE in cooperation with international organizations and institutions to develop human development programs. Reducing the spread of epidemics and preventing diseases.

Since 2011, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, has provided $250 million, as a contribution from His Highness to humanitarian and charitable efforts to provide vaccines and finance polio vaccination campaigns, especially in the countries targeted by the initiative. These are the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.

The management of the UAE Project to Aid Pakistan indicated that the UAE campaign for polio vaccination in Pakistan has succeeded since the beginning of this year 2021 in providing 75 million and 148 thousand and 404 doses of vaccination against polio, bringing the total amount provided by the campaign from 2014 to (2021). 583 million and 240 thousand and 876 doses of vaccination.

The project management explained that the campaign, in light of the outbreak of the new Corona virus and its field challenges, managed from July 2020 to September 2021 to give 127 million 664 thousand and 157 doses of vaccination against the disease to the targeted children in the Republic of Pakistan, in light of exceptional preventive and precautionary measures to protect the vaccination teams and the targeted children. and their families.

• The Emirates vaccination campaign is implemented within the initiative of Mohammed bin Zayed, to eradicate polio in the world.

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