Barometer Analytical Reports

The UAE’s efforts in fighting the COVID-19 Pandemic

As part of its opinion polls series, TRENDS Research & Advisory conducted a poll on “the UAE’s Efforts in Combating the Covid-19 Pandemic” to explore the opinions of the Emiratis and expatriates in the UAE about the measures taken in this regard, as well as the vaccines provided by the country, and to explore their views about the vaccination of children against covid-19. Supervised by the Global Barometer Department at TRENDS, the poll came within the framework of a memorandum of understanding and cooperation signed recently between ‘TRENDS Research and Advisory’ and ‘Al-Imarat Al-Yawm’ newspaper with the aim of reinforcing partnership and cooperation between TRENDS and other national and international research centers and media institutions. The poll included a number of questions designed to measure the efforts the UAE’s efforts in combating the Covid-19 pandemic. It posed a question about the effectiveness of the precautionary measures taken by the UAE government to limit the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. The poll also explored how the respondents rate the performance of national sectors in dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic, the percentage of them who have received the vaccine and to extent they believe in the efficacy of the Covid-19 vaccines in general. The respondents were also asked about whether they support the emergency use of the Covid-19 vaccine (Sinopharm) for children aged 3-17, as approved by the Ministry of Health and Prevention. A total of 521 Emiratis and expatriates from different emirates of the UAE participated in the poll.