UAE and Gates Foundation team up for jab scheme - The National

Millions of children in Afghanistan and Pakistan will be vaccinated against deadly diseases through a new partnership between Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.About a third of the total US$100 million Dh367m fund - $50m from each partner - will go to the World Health Organisation WHO and the United Nations Children's Fund Unicef to deliver polio vaccines in the two countries, which are among only four in the world where polio is endemic. via UAE and Gates Foundation team up for jab scheme - The National.

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