Finally– Vaccines Made in Malaysia, Halal Too

NO MORE DILEMMA

Finally– Vaccines Made in Malaysia, Halal Too

Saudi-based AJ Vaccines wants to make vaccines acceptable to a larger group of people, especially the Muslim community. Its chairman Dr Tabassum Khan tells AWANI Review’s Cynthia Ng why Malaysia is the perfect hub.

Immunisation prevents illness and disability from infectious diseases. It also prevents fatality. According to the World Health Organisation, 1.5 million deaths can be avoided every year if the global vaccination coverage improves. So, it’s a no brainer that vaccination should be widely accepted? Except that it’s not. Vaccine refusal is alarming and a growing trend, fuelled by anti-vaccine movements worldwide. Objection to immunisation arise due to many reasons - stemming from a general distrust towards the government or healthcare providers, while some...

SUBSCRIBE NOW FOR UNLIMITED ACCESS
Existing subscribers click on Sign In