x Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 21 July 2017

UAE funds vaccination of thousands of Pakistani children

The UAE Project to Help Pakistan enables 20,000 children in Pakistan to get vaccinated against measles and polio.

Twenty thousand children in Pakistan were vaccinated against measles and polio in a UAE-funded campaign, according to Wam, the state news agency.

The UAE Project to Help Pakistan organised the vaccination project in Khyber Pashtunkhwa province.

About 60 doctors and nurses worked out of five health centres in the province to administer the vaccines to children and students.