H.E. Dr. Ahmed Mohammed Al Saidi, Minister of Health, visited today (Sunday) the Central Public Health Laboratories, Darsait. The visit aimed at viewing the work progress and the efforts made on the national level, in addition to identifying the challenges and obstacles encountering the work progress from different aspects.
Moreover, H.E. Dr. Al Saidi visited different sections in the department of Central Public Health Laboratories where he discussed with the persons-in-charge the department’s plans and future expansions, regarding it crucial in observing various epidemics and toxins as well as diagnosing and controlling communicable diseases.
The Minister praised the efforts of the workers which they resulted in achieving major international accomplishments when the Laboratory was recognized by the World Health Organization ( WHO) as a regional Reference laboratory for viruses of measles, rubella, and poliomyelitis, as well as in microbiological quality assurance testing.