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MoH forms working team for COVID-19 vaccine

1 Sep 2020

H E Dr Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Obaid al Sa’eedi, Minister of Health, issued Ministerial Decision No 120/2020 to form a working team for the COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday. 

According to the decision, the working team will monitor and follow up on global developments in the field of anti-coronavirus vaccines, and set up mechanisms to obtain the appropriate vaccine in coordination with the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (Gavi), World Health Organization and specialised companies.

The team will be headed by the undersecretary in the Ministry of Health (MoH) and will include the director general of Disease Control, director general of Medical Supplies, director general of Primary Health Care, director of the Infectious Diseases Control Department at the Directorate General for Disease Control, director general of Pharmacy and Drug Control, specialists and experts.

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