As part of the Ministry of Health and Prevention's objectives to raise community awareness about the importance of seasonal influenza vaccination, the Ministry has launched its annual National Seasonal Flu Awareness Campaign under the theme “Immunize yourself …. Protect your community” .The campaign, which coincides with Covid-19 pandemic, aims to raise the awareness of health workers about the latest methods of preventing the influenza virus, as well as to enhance community members’ awareness about the nature of this disease, its cusses and symptoms, and ways of prevention, provide sufficient amounts of vaccines for target groups, and increase vaccination coverage rates while underlining the readiness of health centers to receive those wishing to take the vaccine amid stringent precautionary and preventive measures
The Ministry aims through this consultation to measure community awareness of the seasonal influenza vaccination importance, especially during the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic in terms of increasing the flu vaccination coverage in UAE society. As well as monitoring public’s opinions and development proposals in this regard.
The ministry will monitor all opinions and proposals and take the necessary measures and decisions to ensure the achievement of prevention among the community members and raise the public awareness and health workers about the seasonal flu.
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