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Qatar committed to fair production and supply of vaccines: Sheikha Alya

Qatar committed to fair production and supply of vaccines: Sheikha Alya

Qatar has affirmed its moral and humanitarian commitment to ensure fair production and supply of COVID-19 vaccines all over the world. However, Qatar warned that the big gap in vaccine availability could derail the efforts made to achieve the sustainable development goals by 2030.
In a statement before the United Nations Economic and Social Council session “A Vaccine for All, Permanent Representative of Qatar to the United Nations HE Sheikha Alya Ahmed bin Saif Al Thani emphasised that Qatar is ranked ninth globally in terms of the ratio of people who were vaccinated compared to the total population, through the national vaccine programme that includes every eligible person who lives in Qatar whether citizen or resident.
Sheikha Alya said Qatar understands that recovering from the pandemic cannot be achieved unless everyone recovers in a framework of international cooperation and solidarity in the face of the global health crisis.
She said Qatar allocated $20 million to the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization, in addition to Qatar Fund for Development’s signing of a core contribution agreement with the World Health Organization (WHO) for $10 million to support WHOs Thirteenth General Programme of Work (GPW13).