UNICEF cargo plane arrives in Sana'a

Publish October 7, 2021

SANA'A, Oct. 06 (Saba) - A cargo of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has arrived at Sana'a International Airport, Director of Vaccines Department in the Immunization Program said Wednesday.

Taha al-Aqari said the plane carries a cargo of vaccines for children under one year.

The cargo contains 53,430 polio vaccines, 75,620 measles and rubella vaccines, and 140,000 oral polio vaccines, he added.

He pointed out the vaccines are used for routine vaccination in all health facilities in the country.

The DC-9 cargo plane received all air navigation services in force at various international airports in accordance with the terms and requirements of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

Al-Aqari said that the flight crew praised the level of ground and air navigation services provided by Sana'a International Airport, stressing the airport's technical and operational readiness.


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