Global Health provides 20% of the Corona vaccine for every country … and the priority is for high-risk groups


Dr. Nadia Talab, the regional consultant for diseases at the WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, said that vaccines will be provided to 20% of the population of each country and added: The high-risk groups are the first to be vaccinated.

She added that the organization will support the vaccines that prove their safety and effectiveness, adding that the safest vaccine will be contracted and purchased for citizens and continued: 21 countries in the Eastern Mediterranean Region joined the Corona Global Vaccine Facility to obtain the vaccines as soon as they are available.

This came during a press conference for the WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, on the latest developments of the emerging corona virus disease, developments in the regional situation of the pandemic, the development of the Covid-19 vaccine globally, regional vaccine trials and equitable distribution within the framework of the Kovacs mechanism.

And participated in the conference both d. Ahmed Al-Mandhari, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean and Arash Rashidian, Director of the Department of Science and Information and Dissemination, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean World Health Organization Dr. Nadia Talab, Regional Adviser for Vaccine-Preventable Diseases and Immunization, WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean.


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