Dr. Hamdouk informs about the general health situation regarding to the Corona pandemic and the position of the vaccination campaign
The Prime Minister Dr. Abdullah Hamdouk briefed on the general health situation regarding to the Corona pandemic and the position of the national vaccination campaign. This came when he met today in his office in the Council of Ministers, Minister of Health, Dr. Omar Ahmed Al-Najib, who confirmed that the cases of the pandemic are on the increase during the past days, according to the official statistics of the ministry, attributing that increase to the movement of opening schools and universities, indicating that the situation will remain under continuous evaluation,
Pointing out that the meeting of the Supreme Health Committee for Emergencies took multiple measures to preserve the health and lives of citizens, The most important of these are the imposition of the mask in all public state institutions and public sector institutions with the provision of it free of charge to workers in these sectors, the commitment to social distancing and the identification of risks for workers in all institutions, and the stability of the supply of oxygen and drugs to isolation centers.
The Minister of Health confirmed that his ministry would work to increase the capacity in treatment and care centers and supply them with medicines and aids.
With regard to the vaccine and the national vaccination campaign, Dr. Omar Ahmed Al-Najeeb informed the Prime Minister about the administrative arrangements that have been made between the Supreme Committee for Health Emergencies and the technical committees in the Ministry of Health and health partners in UNICEF and the World Health Organization indicating that a weekly report will be submitted to the Prime Minister on the progress of the campaign