The director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO) Dr. Tedros Adhanom, accompanied by WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean (EMRO) Dr Ahmed Al-Mandhari visited the International Humanitarian City (IHC) In Dubai, where the CEO of IHC Mr. Giuseppe Saba along with IHC Senior staff members and the staff members of WHO hub in Dubai were present, during the visit Dr. Tedros learned about the scope of the IHC’s work and the facilities provided to the various humanitarian organizations in responding to emergencies.

During the visit, Dr. Tedros also viewed the warehouses and logistic office of the World Health Organization at IHC, through which relief medical supplies were sent to all 6 WHO geographic regions. Other IHC facilities such as the semi-automated Kitting Center and Cold chain facilities for medicines and vaccines were also visited.