Noura Al Kaabi receives COVID-19 vaccine.
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The UAE Minister of Culture and Youth, Noura Bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, has become the latest minister to receive COVID-19 vaccine.
She shared a photo on her instagram where she can be seen receiving COVID-19 vaccine.
In her instagram post she also praises the nurse who administered the vaccine.
“Thank you Nurse Ozma, from Lahore! She’s been working in the UAE for the past 18 years,” writes Noura.
The UAE has enhanced its regional stature as one of the key global players in promoting international cooperation and solidarity, under the framework of addressing the exceptional conditions caused by the coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic.
Abu Dhabi has become a key centre of the global efforts aimed at finding an efficient vaccine, which will end the most significant challenge witnessed by mankind in the 21st century.
The UAE has also established partnerships with leading vaccines developers in China and Russia, and Abu Dhabi is currently hosting the final phases of the clinical trials of two key vaccines that were announced earlier, the Chinese vaccine, "Sinopharm CNPG," and the Russian "Sputnik V vaccine" amidst high global expectations.
The UAE health sector has started phase III of the clinical trials of a COVID-19 vaccine, as part of a global collaborative effort to curb the virus.
Dr Abdul Rahman Bin Mohammad bin Nasser Al Owais, Minister of Health and Prevention, has announced that a third stage study of a possible vaccine against COVID-19 has been approved by the Ethics Committee Scientific research in Abu Dhabi and this is indeed heartening news.
Last week the Commission reached a deal with Pfizer and BioNTech on the supply of their potential COVID-19 vaccine, with formal signature of the contract expected later this week.
Confidence, benevolence and determination are hallmarks of UAE’s citizens and residents. It is a matter of pride for the nation that the world’s first Phase III trials of an inactivated vaccine for COVID-19 being held in the United Arab Emirates
In a tumultuous year marked by economic and social upheavals worldwide as nations battled the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, and compounded by tragic disasters such as the Beirut port blasts and several natural calamities including devastating floods in Sudan
The decisions we make Monday will shape the world you will live in tomorrow, said Awaidha Murshed Al Marar, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Department of Energy (DoE), while addressing the Youth 4 Sustainability (Y4S) Virtual Forum during Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2021.
Improving technology and digitalisation have sure contributed to the coping of countries and governments with the one-year-old Novel Coronavirus pandemic. Yet, the most compelling realisation is that health is the key to happiness, dependent on one’s attitude and perspective in life; and for which each and every individual must be responsible for.