The Secretary General of SCMCHA meets the Regional Director of the Global Alliance for Vaccines
The Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for the Management and Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and International Cooperation, Ibrahim Al-Hamli, met today with the Regional Director of the Global Vaccine Alliance (GAVI), Ann Cronin, and the Alliance’s Senior Adviser, Robert Kanwagi, who are currently visiting Yemen.
During the meeting, in the presence of the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health, Muhammad Al-Mansour, they discussed the roles of the Global Vaccine Alliance in supporting the health sector in Yemen by supporting the strengthening of the health sector.
The meeting touched on ways to develop the role of the Vaccine Alliance in light of the worst humanitarian crisis in the world, which the Yemeni people are experiencing as a result of the aggression and siege.
Al-Hamli welcomed the delegation ‘s visit to Yemen .
He gave a comprehensive
presentation on the aspects of the great and most severe human tragedy at the global level, in which the Yemeni people have been living in difficult times for eight years as a result of the aggression and siege.
Al-Hamli pointed out that the Yemeni people bear many burdens during this period that exceeded their capabilities and medical and treatment capabilities in light of the siege, preventing the entry of medicine and food, and the unprecedented spread of epidemics and diseases caused by the raids of the aggression.
Al-Hamali indicated the importance of the possibility of supporting the Vaccine Alliance to establish a national laboratory to examine the safety vaccines, in addition to providing medicines in health facilities to find a balance between the availability of vaccines and medicines in health centers.
Al-Hamli called the delegation to field visits to a number of health facilities to know about the scale of the humanitarian catastrophe and the human suffering experienced by the Yemeni people, stressing that the SCMCHA provides all facilities for humanitarian work.
In turn, the Regional Director of the Global Vaccine Alliance (GAVI) appreciated SCMCHA’s role in facilitating the activities and projects of the organizations, explaining that the global alliance, which consists of several countries and companies, aims to deliver the vaccine to every child worldwide.
The meeting was attended by a number of general managers of SCMCHA, and representatives from the offices of WHO and UNICEF in Yemen.