Palestinian and international pressure has led Israel to delay its decision to prevent the introduction of vaccines in Palestine, Health Minister May al-Qaila said.
Al-Qaila said in a speech in Ramallah that the international community, the United Nations Children's Fund, the World Health Organization and the Ministry of Health are pushing for the Israeli occupation to overturn its decision to prevent vaccines from certain countries only.
Israel has decided to prevent the introduction of vaccines in Palestine only from countries designated by the occupying authorities, which means a significant increase in the financial cost to the Palestinian government, in addition to the disruption of the vaccination system, which is effective by international organizations.
The Minister of Health thanks the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), the World Health Organization (WHO), the international community and all partners who have contributed to thwarting this decision.
She added: "This Communication enters the Ministry's National Strategic Plan, in collaboration with all national and international partners, to ensure the effective continuation of the national vaccination program and to utilize all the capabilities and capabilities needed to sustain the results of this a program that we are proud of in the countries in the region. "
"Proper planning, at the right time, effectively facilitates the achievement of the desired goals, and here we must remind everyone that the Palestinian National Vaccination Program is one of the best programs in the Eastern Mediterranean region, according to World Health Organization certification, as highly contagious and infectious. Diseases It is completely eliminated as polio, neonatal poisoning and smallpox, as well as reduced morbidity in many vaccination diseases such as viral hepatitis B, measles, rubella and donkey. cough cough.