COVID-19: UAE supported female health professionals in Ethiopia

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In the frame of the continued cooperation between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Federal Republic of Ethiopia in various sectors especially in the health sector, the two countries are discussing the best means and sharing experiences in dealing with impacts of COVID-19.
The two countries bilateral cooperation focuses, among other things, on women empowerment as the UAE is keen to prioritize women in its humanitarian initiatives especially in the health sector. That is part of the UAE’s efforts to advocate and support women and to recognize their contributions in the societies, especially with the current COVID-19 pandemic.
The UAE provided Ethiopia with a total of 48 ton of medical supplies to bolster its efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19 and assist medical professional in the country. Ethiopia is also an essential partner for the UAE’s efforts to deliver medical aid to the African countries, in coordination with international organizations.