Dubai PR Network, Online Press Release from Dubai and Middle East
 
Health & Fitness(Healthcare & Medicine)
Filter PR by
  

Statements of Ministry of Health on World Polio Day

 
Statements of Ministry of Health on World Polio Day

UAE an exemplary role model in polio eradication: Mohammed Salim Al Olama

HE Dr. Mohammed Salim Al Olama, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Emirates Health Services, said on the occasion of World Polio Day, observed on 24 October, that since 1992, no polio cases have originated in the UAE, thanks to the strong polio surveillance system and universal vaccination coverage, as well as the painstaking efforts made by the health ministry alongside other health authorities in the country to eliminate the disease.
Such achievement wouldn't have been possible had it not been for the support and directives of the wise leadership in the field of disease control and the provision of the best health care services in accordance with the highest international standards, added Al Olama.
'The UAE has successfully established an exemplary role model in eradicating and controlling polio and achieved outstanding results in dealing with this disease,' he said.
Al Olama noted that the preventive measures and the handling of polio suspected cases are implemented in a scientifically accurate manner.
He stressed that the ministry is committed to raising the strategic indicator of the rate of children’s coverage of immunizations in the first year, as well as the continuous development of medical and technical staff in order to keep pace with the latest updates in the field of immunization and prevention.


--


Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed's support to combat polio contributed to saving millions of lives: AbdulRahman bin Mohamed Al Owais

HE AbdulRahman bin Mohamed Al Owais, Minister of Health, said that the UAE represents an exemplary role model in polio control and eradication, stressing that the UAE wise leadership has attached the utmost importance to the national program for polio eradication, as one of the most important health achievements.
Al Owais made the statements on the occasion of World Polio Day, observed on 24 October, underlining that the ministry of health work relentlessly to maintain this achievement by establishing a strong and effective system that enhances community health.
The UAE health minister pointed out that His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, has played a prominent role since 2011 in supporting international efforts to eradicate polio.
He also highlighted the praise of the WHO EMRO Regional Subcommittee on Polio Eradication and Outbreaks to the unwavering support of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed to eradicate polio and the funding he provides in this respect, which reflects his highness's humanitarian commitment to lend a helping hand to millions of people in order to enjoy a healthy and decent life.


Posted by : DubaiPRNetwork.com Editorial Team
Viewed 20660 times
PR Category : Healthcare & Medicine
Posted on : Saturday, October 23, 2021  2:25:00 PM UAE local time (GMT+4)
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of DubaiPRNetwork.com.
Previous Story : SEHA and VMWARE Collaborate to Enable Rapid Provision of Sma...
Next Story : Health Promotion Department Launches Awareness-Raising Event...
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine
Back to Section Home

Related Stories



 
 
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
2023 Safest Year for Flying By Several Parameters [21910-Views]
Mr. Arjun Dhanak of Kanz Jewels Clinches Youngest MD Award at The Retail Jeweller Dubai Fo... [13526-Views]
Xiaomi 14 Ultra Makes a Big Entrance in the UAE for the First Time [9204-Views]
Luxury Perfumery Pioneer Navitus Parfums Launches in Dubai [8282-Views]
Nabtih Debuts Ramadan Gift Baskets, Highlighting Palestinian Craftsmanship and Tradition [7573-Views]
UAE's Newest Home-Grown Fragrance Brand –FARIDAH– Unveiled, Complements The $12.4 bn Perfu... [6527-Views]
SANTONI SETS THE TONE FOR THE NEXT FALL/WINTER SEASON DURING MILAN FASHION WEEK [6416-Views]
Dyson unveils new pop-up experience at Dubai International Airport [6273-Views]
Union Coop Strengthens Support for Local farmers [5871-Views]
Hitachi Energy invests over 30 million euros to expand transformer operations in Germany [5625-Views]
Dubai government entities review ambitious 'Dubai 10X' projects [5617-Views]
All-New Ford Territory Dark Edition Elevates Crossover SUV Style in the Middle East [5486-Views]
Arabian Automobiles' Nissan Sunny: A Timeless Icon of Efficiency and Quality [5469-Views]
Dubai Culture celebrates Burj Rashid's 45th anniversary, showcasing its rich history [5350-Views]
Eaton to Showcase Cutting-Edge Sustainable Energy Solutions at LEAP 2024 in Saudi Arabia [5281-Views]
BENTAYGA EWB – INFINITE CHOICE, CURATED BY MULLINER [5268-Views]
Clinique La Prairie To Showcase Longevity Lounge At Art Dubai 2024 [5260-Views]
Swiss International School in Dubai [5211-Views]
Bluewaters Sets Scene for Ramadan with Stunning Weekend Fireworks This March [5129-Views]
A total of 360 riders qualify for world cycling event in Aalborg, Denmark at the end of Au... [5064-Views]
NBF's new Ramadan campaign provides new financing opportunities for customers [5018-Views]
SPORTMAX FW 2024 FASHION SHOW [4957-Views]
LG IS REDEFINING LAUNDRY DAY WITH ITS NEXT-GENERATION WASHING MACHINES [4957-Views]
ATP STARS EBDEN AND BOPANNA MAKE A GRAND SLAM IMPACT AT DUBAI DUTY FREE TENNIS CHAMPIONSHI... [4949-Views]
Union Coop Achieves 33% Emiratization by 2023's Close, with 72% in Leadership Roles [4879-Views]
 
RSS Facebook Twitter LinkedDin DubaiPRNetwork.com on Instagram
 
Top Sections
 
Top Stories