A group of the most famous and biggest global names in the field of healthcare, charitable initiatives, decision-makers, experts and senior government officials will participate in the “Global Immunization and Logistics Summit” organized by the “Hope Coalition” tomorrow and will virtually last for two days, to discuss a global approach. Unified to overcome the “Covid-19” virus, which can only be achieved through solidarity and international cooperation.
The discussions will be attended by: Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus – Director-General of the World Health Organization, and Henrietta H. Fore – UNICEF Executive Director, and Jose Manuel Barroso – Chair of the Council of the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI)
The summit is scheduled to receive about 1,000 senior decision-makers, government officials, stakeholders in the health care sector, non-governmental organizations and prominent academics, from 29 to 30 March 2021, to discuss logistical challenges associated with transporting and distributing the vaccine and finding solutions to achieve comprehensive and equitable distribution. Vaccine worldwide.
His Excellency Muhammad Ali Al Shurafa Al Hammadi said: “The Coalition of Hope reflects the commitment of the Abu Dhabi government to support regional and international efforts to address the“ Covid-19 ”pandemic, confirming its keenness to strengthen its strategic relations with its international partners to support the objectives of this initiative and take advantage of the emirate’s strategic location, capacity and logistical capabilities. Distinguished “.
His Excellency affirmed his confidence that this summit will lead to distinguished results through constructive discussions that will accelerate the joint international efforts for hope and the return of normalcy in all parts of the world.
In turn, His Excellency Falah Mohammed Al Ahbabi said: “This summit reflects our continued commitment to consolidating Abu Dhabi’s position as a leading center in trade and logistics services, and to better serve humanity, and the pivotal role Abu Dhabi Ports plays in achieving this through its advanced logistical capabilities.
We will work with our partners around the world to establish Abu Dhabi Ports as a leading center for the distribution of vaccines, other medicines and medical supplies, through world-class cold storage facilities, in addition to a supercooling facility, not only for the Covid-19 pandemic, but for the benefit of the future of care. Global health … and the summit enhances our readiness for the next phase of confronting the Covid-19 pandemic so that we can overcome one of the biggest and most complex logistical challenges in modern history. “
He added, “We affirm the importance of comprehensive cooperation at the global level, and our commitment to support all efforts exerted in every possible way.”
For her part, said Henrietta H. Fore – UNICEF Executive Director: “The summit is an opportunity to reaffirm the importance of strong and enduring partnerships between the public and private sectors to address the COVID-19 pandemic. By working together, we can help each country accelerate the return to a normal life, and restore hope that children can be empowered. Going back to school, rebuilding societies and achieving economic recovery. “
For his part, Jose Manuel Barroso – President of the Council of the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI) said: “Domestic and global supply and supply chains have played a major role in the successful delivery of tens of millions of vaccine doses through the Kovacs initiative.”
He added: “The launch of the Hope Coalition initiative and the holding of the World Summit on Immunization and Logistics Services 2021 is a pioneering step in highlighting the effective role of the United Arab Emirates in building innovative partnerships between the public and private sectors, and allying with partners from all over the world to meet the challenges of delivering the Cofax vaccine. Their efforts to overcome the advanced stage of the epidemic. “
For his part, Nazem Al-Zahawi, the Minister responsible for distributing Coronavirus vaccines in the United Kingdom, said: “From my position as the Minister of Distribution of the Covid-19 Vaccine in the United Kingdom, I am proud to perform this task entrusted to me, which contributed, along with the huge collective efforts, to the story This national success. Up to this point, more than 25 million adults have received their first dose, cementing our leading position as the fastest vaccination campaign in all of Europe. “
“The UK is a multicultural nation, home to countless ethnic groups and religious beliefs. We work closely with religious leaders and grassroots organizations to provide all segments of society across the country with the best advice and information on the comprehensive benefits of vaccination.” He concluded by saying: “We were and are still clear from the beginning that vaccination is the only option to curb this epidemic and protect the lives of thousands of people. We strongly support global vaccination efforts through our pioneering role in Kovacs, and I am happy to join this elite of personalities and leaders to unite our efforts in facing This global epidemic through this summit. “
In turn, Ashish Koshi – CEO of G42 Healthcare said: “The Covid-19 pandemic has left its impact on countries and peoples around the world, and in the midst of this, a critical element has emerged, which is the value of cooperation and partnerships when facing a crisis of this size and scope. We at G42 Healthcare are proud of the role we continue to play in combining our technological capabilities along with the experience and knowledge of various partners and government agencies to develop and advance healthcare solutions and ultimately achieve a world free of Covid-19 virus. We also look forward to our participation in the global summit. For immunization and logistical services to exchange knowledge, acquire new information, explore opportunities and work together to preserve the health of our countries and peoples safe in the future.
The summit includes an interactive 3D virtual exhibition and networking area to provide an opportunity to engage with key local and international stakeholders.
The recently released agenda provides an opportunity to get an overview of the topics and delegates participating.
The “Coalition of Hope” is a public-private partnership that has evolved into a leading international effort to expand global transportation and delivery capabilities by attracting new partners including Agility, Aramex, Bollori Logistics, Siva Logistics, DP Schenker, DHL, FedEx Express, Hillman, Cohne + Nagel, Mikko Logistics, RSA Global, and UPS.
The consortium includes a number of founding partners, namely the Department of Health Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Ports, Etihad Shipping, Rafid, Sky Cell and Al Maqta Gateway, in addition to a wide range of logistics service providers. The “Coalition of Hope” is working to develop its capabilities to ensure the transport, storage and distribution of 18 billion doses of the Covid-19 vaccine by the end of 2021.