Ministry News
6/13/2020 12:00:00 AM

The Ministry of Health announces the results of the evaluation of medical facilities in four governorates

The Minister of Public Health and Population Dr. Taha Al-Mutawakil confirmed that the aggression's detention of oil derivative vessels threatens the health sector and undermines efforts to tackle the Corona virus "COVID-19."

Dr. Al-Mutawakil indicated during the consultative meeting held in Dhamar today for the health sector in the governorates of Dhamar, Raymah, Al-Dhalia and Al-Bayda, to announce the results of the evaluation of public and private medical facilities and the inauguration of the level of services, to the repercussions of preventing the entry of oil derivatives to stop intensive care in isolation centers, hospitals, operating rooms, incubators and ambulances and increasing the suffering of patients to reach hospitals to receive medical care.

He said, "We are facing a complex crime by the aggression coalition that threatens a new humanitarian catastrophe against the Yemeni people in light of the silence of the United Nations." "The United Nations did not stop exaggerating the Yemenis under the pretext of Corona, but it remains silent in the face of the crime of cutting oil derivatives."

The Minister of Health stated that the respiratory equipment provided by international and international organizations was part of the TD and other programs and did not provide anything for Yemen to face the Corona epidemic.

He stressed that despite the scarce capabilities, the health sector is working to control COVID-19 by all available means.

The Minister Al-Mutawakil pointed out that the Ministry has ambitious plans to upgrade the level of performance and services of the health sector based on self and take challenges as opportunities to build reality.

He praised the efforts of health sector cadres in providing medical and health services and facing Corona, despite the scarcity of capabilities.

He reaffirmed the bet that the citizens are consciously facing Corona ... calling on everyone not to be drawn into rumors, to commit to implementing precautionary and preventive measures, and not to intimidate or underestimate the matter in dealing with this epidemic.

The Minister of Health appreciated the support of the President of the Supreme Political Council, His Excellency Field Marshal Mahdi Al-Mashat, and his support for the health sector, especially in the current circumstances.

He also affirmed the correctness of the policy adopted by the rescue government in dealing calmly and reassuringly, and not to intimidate and underestimate the face of Corona.

The Minister of Health stressed the need for a comprehensive correction of the conditions of government and private medical facilities in accordance with medical and health standards ... stressing that any medical facility that does not comply with technical and administrative standards, infection control and waste management will be closed.

He pointed out the importance of benefiting from the evaluation in improving performance, avoiding deficiencies and improving the level of services provided to citizens .. indicating that a new evaluation will be implemented next July for hospitals, and public and private medical facilities in the capital Sana'a, and the governorates.

With the Acting Governor of Dhamar Mujahid Al-Ansi, he pointed out what happened to the health sector during six years of aggression, the latest of which was the detention of oil derivative ships and its implications for the performance of hospitals, isolation centers, health centers and units.

He explained that the detention of oil derivative ships aims to increase suffering and confuse the health sector after its success in light of the current conditions and the scarcity of capabilities.

Al-Ansi praised the efforts of health sector cadres to continue providing medical and health services and confront the Corona pandemic despite the challenges caused by the aggression.

He discussed the efforts of the local authority in the context of strengthening the precautionary and preventive measures to confront the Corona epidemic, stressing the importance of awareness in dealing with patients and giving them the necessary care in government and private hospitals.

He also valued the efforts of the Ministry of Health leadership and its keenness to improve the health sector through follow-up, field visits and evaluation of government and private medical facilities in a manner that contributes to enhancing performance and providing quality services.

In the meeting, which was attended by First Deputy Governor Fahad Al-Marwani, Deputy Abbas Al-Amadi, and Deputy Governor of Al-Dhalia Governorate Aziz Al-Haidari, Dr. Khaled Al-Hajji, Dhamar health office manager, indicated the measures taken in the context of strengthening precautionary and preventive measures to confront Corona, providing medical care to patients, deploying emergency response teams and raising awareness of the epidemic and ways to prevent it Noting the importance of the evaluation carried out by the Ministry in improving the level of hospital services and public and private medical facilities.

According to the evaluation results, 11 general hospitals were evaluated in Dhamar Governorate, one of which came at level C1, another at level, five at the D level, and four below the required level.

As for the private medical facilities that were evaluated, they reached 14 hospitals, 23 clinics, 36 medical centers, 46 laboratories and four dental centers. One private hospital came at level B1, two at level B2, three at level C1, two at level C2, three at level D, and three below the level .

Regarding the dispensaries, one got at the B2 level, two at the C1 level, three at the C2 level, two at the D level, and 15 below the level, while the laboratories got five at the B1 level,and 13 at the B2 level, nine came at the C1 level, five at level C2, six came at the D level, and eight below the level.

For the medical centers, there were two at level B1, two at level B2, five at level C1, six C2, eight centers came at level D, and 13 below the required level.

In Raymah governorate, three public hospitals were evaluated and were not at the required level .. While four private medical centers were evaluated, one of them at level D and three below the required level .. Ten private laboratories were also evaluated, nine of which were below the level and one at level D.

In Al-Bayda governorate, 11 general hospitals were evaluated, all of them below the level, except for one hospital at level D.

For private medical facilities, 14 hospitals, 11 clinics, 20 medical centers and 20 laboratories were evaluated. Four hospitals came at level B1, five at level B2, one at level C1, another at level C2, one at level D and two below the level.

Regarding the dispensaries, one received at the C1 level, four at the C2 level, two at the D level and four below the level, while the laboratories got eight at the B1 level and five at the B2 level, five came at the C1 level and one at the C2 level, and one below the required level.

In the evaluation of medical centers, there were two at the B1 level, two at the B2 level, five at the C1 level and four C2, six centers came at the D level and one was below the required level.

In Al-Dhalia governorate, two public hospitals were evaluated in Damt and they were not up to the required level.

Three private hospitals were evaluated, two at level C2 and one below the level .. and dispensaries four of which were one at level C2 and two at D and one below the level .. For medical centers eight were evaluated, one came at level B1 and two at level B2 and two at level C1 and three D. As far as the laboratories are concerned, five were evaluated, one came at the B2 level, three at the C1 level and one at the C2 level.

The meeting was attended by representatives of Dhamar Governorate, heads of agencies, directors of health offices and branches in the directorates, representatives of facilities for the targeted governorates, and directors of executive offices in Dhamar.