Dear citizens /residents
Dear citizens /residents19/3/2017
In reference to the what have been disseminated through the social media regarding the dispersing of AIDS virus by an alleged group of students from Collage of Medicine who are visiting households to take sugar tests, the Ministry of Health (MOH) represented by the Center of Studies and Research would like to clarify that the Center is currently conducting the National Non-communicable diseases Survey and their risk factor Surveillance. The survey is carried out by 11 field teams who visit (9450) households throughout the Sultanate Governorates, enquiring them on many health-related information, and taking some measurements and medical examinations.
All teams are working under the direct supervision from the Central team of the MOH’s Center of Studies & Research. Moreover, all supervisors and data collectors are holding identification cards that are sealed by the Ministry of Health.
The Center of Studies and Research notifies all to take the information from reliable sources and disregard any rumors on this matter.
For more information please contact the following:
MOH Contact Center: 24441999
Center of Studies and Research: 22357274- 22357280