Link to Share
Projects and Initiatives
Health Care Facilities
Public Health Policies
Customer Happiness Centers
Medical Examination for Residency
Social Media Usage Policy
Open Data Policy
Health Research Bank
UAE achieves global leadership in polio elimination
General / Published in 06 Tuesday, November, 2018
The World Health Organization (WHO) has praised the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention for its nationwide polio vaccination program and its contributions to the global movement aimed at eradicating the disease. Reinforcing the local health care sector is one of the top priorities of the UAE Government as part of its quest to achieve sustainable development, construction process and promoting social stability for all citizens and residents.
The WHO also noted in its report received by the Ministry that the UAE’s cooperation over the past years has helped fight and control the spread of the disease globally by providing the necessary vaccines and monitor its deployment.
H.H Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE's Armed Forces, plays an important role in the global fight against polio after calling on the international community to work together to build a world free of polio. The move has shown the commitment of the UAE leadership to help address global health challenges.
Since the registration of the last polio case for more than 20 years, the government reaffirmed its support for the development of the Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP) surveillance. The UAE has been declared polio-free by the WHO Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean States since 2007, in addition to the Ministry’s effort to monitor cases of acute flaccid paralysis as a basic competency index.
Stay Healthy by using our tools health
Ideal Body Weight
Body mass index
Delivery Date Calculation
Add new post
Campaigns and fortifications dates
Do you find this Content helpful?
Thank You ! we appreciate your feedback
Thank you – Your feedback on our website is highly appreciated, kindly inform us how can we improve our website and serve you better by adding your comments with your contact details below
Please modify the following:
Hotline : 800 111 11
Number of visitors:
Customer Happiness Charter
Terms and Conditions
Page last updated on :
This site is best viewed in 1024x768 screen resolution
Add-ons & Plug-ins
Copyright ©2017. All rights reserved.
Ministry of Health & Prevention. United Arab Emirates
This field is required.
This field is required.
Initiate Web Chat