Government to Supply Islamic World with Halal Vaccines

April 15, 2005


On April 15, 2005 reported, "Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi said Friday, April 15, that his country is planning to supply the Muslim world with 'halal' vaccines. 'We can also ensure that vaccine development for diseases prevalent in our respective regions, such as malaria, will receive the attention that it deserves,' he told the opening session of a four-day international convention on self-reliance on vaccine production in the Islamic world, reported the Malaysian news agency, Bernama. He said the Malaysian government has been undertaking a project for national self-sufficiency in vaccine production to ensure adequate vaccine supplies for Islamic countries."