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Saturday, May 11, 2013
Experts from the "World Health" visiting Al-Ahsa to follow the virus, #Coronavirus
May 11, 2013
Riyadh:visited a team of consultants and officials of the World Health Organization, who came to Saudi Arabia at the invitation provided to them by the Ministry of Health, Al Ahsa morning, in a series of efforts of the Ministry in order to exchange experiences to identify the disease virus, "Corona."
The official spokesman of the ministry, Dr. Khalid Marghalani that global team included both Dr. Assistant Director-General of the World Health Organization health security Geneva Keiji Vakuda, Dr. Jawad quarantined director of communicable diseases at WHO in Cairo, in addition to the WHO representative in Saudi Arabia, Dr Mustafa طيان.
The group held several meetings with stakeholders in the health sector governorate of Al-Ahsa, as well as with staff supervisors to deal with the infected cases to combat the virus, as well as some members of the international team consultant in charge of the ministry to complete protocols therapy and to identify the infected cases, including Professor Allison Mack Qier from hospital Mount سياني, Toronto, Canada.
The discussion touched on the efforts made in the investigation of the epidemic, and to identify the policies and procedures in the treatment and prevention of the disease, also known as the team briefly on the health status and history of the disease in each case.
The team visited one of the sites which recorded some cases, and briefed on the procedures followed in dealing with patients in outpatient clinics and intensive care rooms.The team will complete its meetings tonight to complete the collection of the necessary information for fact-situation.
It is important to note that there are other international experts will in the coming days to visit the province of Al-Ahsa; also to stand on the situation on the ground in order to supplement the efforts being made in dealing with the new virus.