UAE NEWS: US envoy visits Covid-19 vaccine testing center in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi Health Services has shared the latest updates on clinical trials with American delegates.

Abu Dhabi – Officials at Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (Seha) recently met with John Rakolta Jr., US Ambassador to the UAE, to share the latest developments in the success of the Covid-19 clinical trial in the country.

Rakolta, and Alison Dilworth, economic adviser; and Susan Holmes, an economic partner, were told how the country is conducting this trial which has shown the safety and efficacy of the drug so far.

The US delegation also visited a special Capital trial center at the Abu Dhabi Exhibition Center (Adnec), led by a Seha delegation led by Dr Marwan Al Kaabi, Seha’s chief operating officer, and Dr Nawal Ahmed Mohamed Al Kaabi, medical officer at Sheikh Khalifa Covid Medical City and chairman. -19 Clinical Management Committee.

We are pleased to share this progress with John Rakolta Jr., US Ambassador to the UAE.

Developed by Sinopharm CNBG of China and G42 Healthcare of Abu Dhabi, a Phase 3 trial of the Covid-19 inactive vaccine clinic in collaboration between the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi and Seha.

It was released in Abu Dhabi on July 16, and has since expanded to Bahrain, Jordan and Egypt. More than 31,000 volunteers from across the UAE have participated in a program called 4Humanity. Throughout the process, the jab was found to be safe, and the side effects reported so far “have been minimal and expected, like any other vaccine”, health officials said in previous statements.

In September, the Department of Health and Prevention (Mohap) announced the approval of its use for advanced workers and professionals at high risk of contracting the virus. Along with the country’s previous heroes, many of the country’s leaders have also adopted this goal.

Clinical trials are part of a global effort to combat Covid-19 and were overseen by the World Health Organization and Mohap of the UAE. Abu Dhabi, which holds the key to clinical trials, joins the key role of the UAE government in international efforts to find a solution to this major health challenge of this century.

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