UAE launches “cholera” campaign in Yemen’s western coast

July 23, 2019

The United Arab Emirates, through its humanitarian arm, the Red Crescent, launched Tuesday a campaign to treat and prevent the cholera epidemic in a dispensary in the western coast of Yemen.

The representative of the UAE Red Crescent, in the West Coast, said that the campaign included, on its first day, providing the health center with the isolation of Hamli in the Mouazzi directorate with a quantity of drugs, intravenous fluids, antibiotics and other medical supplies. He added that the second phase of the campaign against the cholera epidemic will start Tomorrow through the awareness teams and aims to educate parents in the areas of the Directorate of Mouazzi, of the danger of this epidemic and its ways of transmission, and how to prevent it.

For his part, Abdul Karim Ahmed Habaidar, Director General of the Directorate of the distributor, said that the urgent treatment assistance that arrived today,
To the health center in isolation Hamli, reflects the generous humanitarian donation of the UAE, pointing out that the UAE Red Crescent Authority was quick to send medicines and medical teams to deal with suspected cases of cholera epidemic, and save citizens from the risk of this deadly epidemic.

The Director General of the Distributor Directorate expressed his thanks and gratitude to the leadership and the people of the UAE for the continuous support of the sons of the Directorate of the distributor and the various sons of the West Coast through the implementation of a number of relief and service projects, including projects to rehabilitate a number of schools and health centers in Mouazziand launching a campaign to combat the cholera epidemic.

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