Thursday, June 20, 2013

Kuwait: health officials are seeking in Cairo ways to counter the virus 'Corona' #MERS #Coronavirus


Kuwait participates in the meetings of the Eastern Mediterranean Region of the World Health Organization in Cairo to discuss measures and actions needed to cope with the virus, "Corona." 
Kuwait delegation headed by Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health Assistant Undersecretary for Public Health d. Qais Douiri and membership of the Director of the Department Dr. laboratories. Ibrahim Almaziraei and Director of Infection Prevention d. Haifa Al-Mousa and Associate Laboratory Director for the World Health Organization (WHO) d. WA captain and head of public health laboratories d. Arrows mufti and head of the health department ports and borders d. Sami Nasser, Head of the Epidemiology Unit d. Musab al-Saleh. 80 officials from his part, said Regional Director of World Health Organization (WHO) d.Ala Alwan said that "more than 80 health officials in the countries of the Eastern Mediterranean Region, in addition to France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Russian Federation and the United Kingdom will meet in the Regional Office of the World Health Organization in Cairo during the period from 20 to 22 June to discuss and agree on a plan collective response to threats from virus infection Koruna. " He said that the meeting will be attended by officials from the WHO regional office for the Eastern Mediterranean, Europe and the headquarters of the Organization, as well as representatives of the collaborating centers with the World Health Organization for the Eastern Mediterranean Health Organization Global, adding that he will discuss the current situation in the region where she appeared infected cases and deaths from the virus, and reconsider the current level of response and control measures being undertaken in the affected countries. predicted Alwan agree participating States to a joint action plan can improve collectively and strengthen preparedness measures against the virus through cooperation and regional partnerships and among regions. virus, the Middle East and noted a statement issued by the organization that the "virus infection Koruna appeared in September 2012, and now named virus Middle East coronavirus pneumonia," noting that "this virus has raised the case alert WHO and drew worldwide attention and widespread and of great concern, and caused the death of about 60% of patients who have had so far, "and was about 75% of cases in men. statement said that "with effect from the first of January, WHO has received Global reports of laboratory confirmed the emerging countries in the region, namely Jordan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and United Arab Emirates. was also informed France, Germany, Italy, Tunisia and the United Kingdom laboratory-confirmed cases, indicating that the infected cases in those countries are either returning from the Middle East or I moved to them where she was in close contact with a laboratory-confirmed cases or potential.

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