Music Room, Malacañan Palace
June 24, 2021

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte met with medical experts from Israel in a courtesy call at the Music Room in Malacañan Palace.

The three-person team from Israel’s Ministry of Health is in the Philippines for a five-day visit to assist the government in its ongoing vaccination efforts against the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

Since their arrival, the Israeli medical experts visited various vaccination sites and cold chain storage facilities across Metro Manila to share their expertise for more effective strategies on vaccine deployment methods, data management, as well as addressing vaccine hesitancy in order to achieve population protection.

The medical experts from Israel are composed of Dr. Avraham Ben Zaken (Medical Operation, Logistics and System Engineering Specialist), Dr. Adam Nicholas Segal (Civilian Central Cold Chain Distributor Specialist) and Dr. Dafna Segol (Strategic Planner and Communication Specialist).