Union Coop’s Covid-19 Vaccination Drive: 1940 Employees Vaccinated (Second Dose)

BENOI NAIR|May 10, 2021

Prepared By: Benoi Nair

Photographer: Saeed Ali Kahail



The event was organized in coordination with Dubai Health Authority (DHA).


Dubai, UAE:


Union Coop – the largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE, recently organized a covid-19 vaccination drive in its staff accommodation leading to 1940 Employees getting vaccinated for the second dose. The drive was organized in coordination with Dubai Health Authority (DHA).

The event comes as a part of Union Coop’s keenness to uphold the health of its employees and to support a framework that falls in line with the nation’s key objective of combating the global pandemic and safeguarding its population.

Mr. AHMAD SALEM BIN KENAID AL FALASI, Human Resources & Emiratization Department Director, Union Coop said: – “Union Coop has dedicated all the efforts to vaccinate its employees to support the efforts made by our wise leaders regarding the health and safety of the citizens and residents in the country, and the measures implemented to manage diseases and epidemics,” explained the HRE Department Director who maintained that Union Coop continues to take all the necessary measures to maintain Health and Safety of its employees and the society.

Mr. Tariq Alserkal – Staff Accommodation Unit Head, in coordination with the Dubai Health Authority undertook the responsibility of organizing the Covid-19 vaccination campaign in coordination with rest of the Union Coop departments. He ensured a smooth vaccination drive for employees by making arrangements for facilities of air-conditioned tents and seating arrangements that ensured social distancing. Hygiene supplies such as paper tissues and refrigeration facilities to store vaccine samples were also arranged.

“Union Coop is keen to uphold the health and safety of the employees as they play a crucial role in serving the community through our provided services and nature of work, which involves dealing directly with consumers,” explained the HRE Director, who also highlighted that Union Coop is among the vital sectors in the UAE that is always keen on organizing medical and health events aimed at raising awareness about health and fitness.

Bin Kenaid thanked different divisions and Departments in Union Coop for their extended support and cooperation in facilitating the procedures of the Covid-19 vaccination campaigns for the employees. He also thanked all the workers in the vaccination campaign for their efforts, which had a key role in getting a large number of employees vaccinated.

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