The UAE is committed and shall continue sharing to the world its experiences as it remains open to others’ and learn from these as well, to solve the yet-to-be-globally extinguished SARS-CoV2.
The UAE has emerged as the quintessential saviour for the distressed, particularly in these coronavirus times. The medical aid that was sent by the UAE to the world has reached 1,392 tonnes benefiting 118 countries through 144 flights. The aid included personal protection equipment, medical and food items, personal and preventive protection tools, and diagnostic devices for COVID-19, which supported more than 1.3 million people working in the medical sector.
India has recorded an alarming increase in coronavirus cases recently, with the health sector struggling to handle the pressure.
The move is in implementation of the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan to operate a relief air bridge for the people affected by the earthquake.
UAE has sent a plane carrying 27 tonnes of food and medical supplies as part of the continuous effort by the UAE to help alleviate the humanitarian repercussions faced by displaced Ukrainians and refugees.
The UAE has sent three planes carrying a 1,000 sqm field hospital, which includes 75 beds and two operating rooms equipped with the latest medical supplies and devices, to offer relief to earthquake victims in Afghanistan.
Dr Omar Atiq, who founded a cancer clinic in 1991 in Pine Bluff in the US state of Arkansas, sent out a notice to his patients just days before Dec.25 saying "the clinic has decided to forego all balances owed to the clinic by its patients,” according to the Arkansas Democrat Gazette.
To date, the UAE has responded to the COVID-19 crisis by providing over 1510 metric tonnes of aid to 118 countries, supporting more than 1.5 million medical professionals.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation confirmed that the UAE seeks to provide various possible support in such situations to affirm solidarity with all brotherly and friendly countries in crises that require concerted efforts to mitigate their effects.