Administrator Samantha Power’s Call with Pakistan Minister of Health Abdul Qadir Patel

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For Immediate Release

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

The below is attributable to Acting Spokesperson Shejal Pulivarti:‎

Today, Administrator Samantha Power spoke with Abdul Qadir Patel, Federal Health Minister for the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination of Pakistan, to congratulate him on his new role and share appreciation for Pakistan’s robust response to COVID-19. 

The Administrator and the Minister discussed how the United States and the Government of Pakistan are working together to address the wide range of challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. This partnership continues to include supporting pediatric vaccine rollout, strengthening the country’s health services, and improving access to virtual education.

Last updated: September 10, 2022

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