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Posted On: 2 April 2020 07:37 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 09:11 am

Qatar participates in WHO regional meeting to discuss coronavirus developments

Khadiza Begum
Khadiza Begum
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The State of Qatar Participated on Thursday in the meeting held by the World Health organization (WHO) Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean around the latest developments of Coronavirus (COVID-19), through remote communication technologies.

HE Minister of Public Health, Dr. Hanan Mohammed Al Kuwari represented the State of Qatar in the meeting.

The meeting discussed the countries' plans and precautionary measures adopted to prevent spread of COVID-19, as well as the repercussions of the virus outbreak in the region and the world, in addition to the main strategic measures required to enhance the coordination of the efforts of countries in the region.

HE Dr. Hanan Mohammed Al Kuwari emphasized, that the State of Qatar is adopting a collective approach in combating COVID-19, with combining all of the governmental and civil efforts in a significant cooperation with WHO.

Her Excellency clarified the great importance for diagnoses and early intervention to curb an outbreak of the disease.

She also emphasized the importance of enhancing international cooperation to ensure decreasing the impact of COVID-19 on the most affected countries with this global pandemic, as well as on the countries those suffer from weakness in their health systems.

The meeting saw a discussion session around the support that can be provided by the countries to facilitate the WHO efforts and the countries in need in The Eastern Mediterranean region. (QNA)