ISLAMABAD: Particular Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Well being Dr Faisal Sultan thanked World Well being Organisation chief Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Wednesday for his help and assurance to him on coronavirus vaccine provide.
“I had a really productive dialog final night with Dr Tedros on COVID vaccine provide chain particularly through GAVI to take care of an enough and constant availability, the world over,” tweeted Dr Sultan.
The SAPM mentioned that he was “grateful” to the WHO chief for his “help and assurance” on the difficulty.
Earlier, Dr Tedros had thanked Dr Sultan for the “good name”. He assured the de facto well being minister of the nation that WHO and the COVAX companions have been “dedicated to delivering vaccines to all international locations regardless of provide challenges”.
Tedros mentioned that he “reassured” the SAPM that WHO is working with COVID-19 vaccine producers to hurry up the emergency use itemizing course of.
He added that when permitted COVAX can then “broaden its portfolio and ship doses faster and in bigger portions”.
Presently, Pakistan is vaccinating the nation’s healthcare staff and other people over the age of 60 after launching the vaccination drive on February 2.
Pakistan is utilizing the Sinopharm vaccine developed by state-run China Nationwide Pharmaceutical Group, which has proven to be 79% efficient.