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UAE health ministry officials receive first dose of Covid-19 vaccine

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Filed on September 22, 2020 | Last updated on September 22, 2020 at 08.52 am
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Awad Al Kutbi, Assistant Undersecretary for the Support Services Sector, receives a dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.

(Mohap Instagram)

This follows Mohap's move to administer the vaccine to frontline health workers, who are at high risk of getting virus.

Senior officials of the UAE's Ministry of Health and Prevention (Mohap) received a dose of the Covid-19 vaccine on Monday.

Among the latest batch of UAE health officials who took the jab were Dr Youssif Al Serkal, assistant undersecretary for the hospital sector and director-general of the Emirates Health Services Corporation; Dr Hussein Abdel Rahman Al Rand, undersecretary of the ministry's health assistant sector, health centres, and clinics; and Awad Saghir Al Ketbi, assistant undersecretary of the support services sector. 

 

 

AbdulRahman bin Mohamed Al Owais, Minister of Health and Prevention, received the Covid-19 vaccine on Saturday.

The minister took the jab in line with Mohap's move to administer the vaccine to frontline health workers, who are at high risk of contracting the virus.

 


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