Ministry News
6/2/2020 12:00:00 AM

The Minister of Health announces mobilization in the health sector to confront Corona

The Minister of Health and Population, Dr. Taha Al-Mutawakil announced the comprehensive medical mobilization in the health sector and the mobilization of health personnel in various specialties to confront the Corona epidemic.

This came during a meeting held today to discuss medical conditions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The meeting reviewed procedures related to providing protection for medical and health personnel in public and private hospitals.

In the meeting, which was attended by the head of the Supreme Medical Council, Dr. Mujahid Maasar, the Minister of Health said: “We are facing a fierce confrontation with an invisible virus, and therefore we need every doctor, specialist, technician, and nurse to stand beside the sick,” stressing that medical and health personnel are an important capital for the country. .

He pointed out that the Ministry will work to provide full protection for the cadres with all available capabilities, calling on  businessmen, philanthropists and organizations to carry out their duty to provide personal protection means for medical cadres.

The Minister of Health also directed public and private hospitals to prevent anyone from entering its facilities except after wearing masks and gloves, calling on citizens not to go to hospitals except for emergency cases.