HEALTH MINISTER, UNRWA DISCUSS PLAN TO VACCINATE PALESTINIANS

Caretaker Minister of Public Health, Dr. Hamad Hassan, on Monday met with an “UNRWA” delegation headed by UNRWA Director in Lebanon, Claudio Cordone, in the presence of World Health Organization representative in Lebanon, Iman Al-Shankiti, and head of the National Committee for the Management of the Vaccination dossier, Dr. Abdel-Rahman Al-Bizri.

The meeting agreed on a joint plan for vaccinating Palestinians in Lebanon based on the following axes:

First – Helping to set health sector priorities in line with those that apply to the Lebanese.

Second – Helping to choose vaccination centers close to Palestinian camps.

Third – Intensifying contacts with the international community and international organizations to support Lebanon’s efforts to include Palestinian refugees, Syrians, and residents of other nationalities in Lebanon’s vaccination process.

 

Source: National News Agency