Medical & Public Health Response Sector Reviews COVID-19 Updates
Medical & Public Health Response Sector Reviews COVID-19 Updates5/3/2020
The Medical & Public Health Response Sector convened today (Thursday) its second meeting to highlight updates of novel coronavirus at the Ministry of Health’s headquarter with the presence of H.E. Dr. Ahmed bin Mohammed Al-Saidi, Minister of Health.
The meeting reviewed the coordination of (COVID-19) preparedness and response efforts, making an emphasis on increasing the coordination among various health sectors. It further stressed the necessity of focusing on and educating those who were advised of quarantine, and to confirm their adherence to its controls and avoidance of accessing to public places.
The sector calls upon citizens and residents to maintain regular hand washing with soap and water, and avoid touching the face, especially the nose and eyes, in addition to following healthy habits when sneezing and coughing.