MOHAP Wins Hero of the Pandemic - Government Agency Award
H.E. Dr Al Meeri said: "First of all I am happy personally on behalf of the Ministry of Health and Prevention.
"Secondly, this is something for each medical professional who lives in this beautiful country of the United Arab Emirates to be proud of. They have sacrificed a lot during this pandemic situation."
Dr Al Meeri thanked the Department of Health Abu Dhabi, Dubai Health Authority, the Presidential Office and Dubai Healthcare City along with the private sector.
Dr Al Meeri then also went on to thank the volunteers: "Finally, not to forget the other heroes who joined us in supporting the health and life of the community in the UAE.
"We had a huge number of volunteers who joined us. They were either physicians or nurses or pharmacists and even individuals, who supported us in making sure that the health services were able to reach all homes and offices.
"The UAE is the only country in the world which, during the pandemic situation until today, has not suffered shortage of a single tablet or medicine."
According to Dr Al Meeri, the UAE supported 41 other countries for medicines, PPEs, sanitisers and medical equipment in the past year and a half.
Dr Al Meeri concluded by saying: "We learned a lot from this pandemic and we will be able to face any situation in the future. It is our responsibility as health professionals, as health authorities to serve you and your famility members by keeping you safe in this beautiful country."