ADEN, 19th October, 2016 (WAM)– Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) has moved quickly to save lives in Yemen by delivering oral rehydration solution (ORS), which is used to treat diarrhoea, as well as cholera.

The ERC delivered the rehydration solution to the coordinator of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Yemen, Dr. Mohammed Cleese.

The move is part of the UAE efforts to improve the performance of vital sectors, including the medical sector.

Cleese praised the UAE’s speedy response, in providing rehydration solutions to the Yemeni people. He also thanked the UAE leadership and people on their continued efforts to prevent the spread of disease.