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KSrelief Signs Cooperation Agreement to Provide Children with Measles Vaccination in Yemen

Riyadh: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) signed a cooperation agreement today with a civil-society organization to implement a measles vaccination campaign for children in Yemen. The campaign is expected to benefit 15,384 …


Riyadh: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) signed a cooperation agreement today with a civil-society organization to implement a measles vaccination campaign for children in Yemen. The campaign is expected to benefit 15,384 individuals. The center’s assistant general supervisor for operations and programs, Eng. Ahmed bin Ali Al-Baiz, signed the agreement at the KSrelief headquarters in Riyadh.

The agreement aims to vaccinate children under 18, raise awareness about measles, and provide education campaigns about the disease. Additionally, the campaign seeks to count the number of pregnant women and follow up to provide data that enables good health service planning.

The campaign will be implemented through eight centers and seven mobile teams in the Medi, Hayran, Abs, and Haradh districts in the Hajjah Governorate and the Razih District in the Saada Governorate.

The campaign is part of the Kingdom’s humanitarian initiative through the center to support the health sector in Yemen a
nd enhance its capabilities to serve the sick and injured.

Source: Saudi Press Agency