IFANCA Commits $1.8M to Help End Polio
DES PLAINES, Illinois (October 18, 2022) – IFANCA will announce a new commitment of $1.8 million towards the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI). This funding, which will be distributed over the next three years, will be used to support polio vaccination efforts to eradicate the disease. UNICEF helps vaccinate over 350 million children globally against polio every year, and IFANCA is proud to support them in their mission.
Dr. Muhammad M. Chaudry, President and CEO of IFANCA, will be speaking about IFANCA’s commitment at the Polio Pledging Event at the World Health Summit in Berlin on October 18. UNICEF and its partners in the GPEI are co-hosting this event alongside the Government of Germany to raise funds and commit resources to the Polio Eradication Strategy 2022-2026: Delivering on a Promise.
“On behalf of IFANCA, I am proud to pledge our support for the Global Polio Eradication Initiative,” said Dr. Chaudry. “Addressing health security is an essential tenet of our organization, and partnering with UNICEF has enabled us to work towards health equity for children and their communities.”
For more information about the event, visit the World Health Summit website.
IFANCA is a not-for-profit organization based in Des Plaines, Illinois, USA. Founded in 1982, its primary mission is to promote halal. That involves helping Muslim consumers meet their halal needs with respective considerations for food security, health security, and nutrition equity. Operating with a team of Islamic scholars, scientists, and industry experts, IFANCA is a trusted organization on all halal matters related to food, nutrition, and pharmaceutical products.