Sunday, October 24

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KSrelief Concludes Course to Train Aden Airport Staff on COVID-19 Preventive Measures

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Aden-- King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) in Aden Governorate has concluded the second course to rehabilitate workers at border crossings on preventive measures to avoid contracting the infection from passengers arriving in Yemen, targeting 40 participants with the participation of employees of the Aden International Airport in cooperation with the World Health Organization and the port health and quarantine centers at the Yemeni Ministry of Public Health and Population.Over the course of five days, the participants received knowledge and skills on dealing with the expected cases coming through the airport if they are confirmed of being infected with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).The Acting Deputy Assistant Director of Aden International Airport, Dr. Nasser Naji, ...

GCC Health Ministers Committee Hold 7th Meeting in Bahrain

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Manama, The health ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) discussed in their 7th meeting here today the implementation of the decisions of the Supreme Council of the 41st GCC Summit in Al-Ula, which was held in January 2021, particularly the adoption of the general framework for the public health response plan in emergencies, and the adoption of the early health warning system, and approving the establishment of the Gulf Center for Disease Prevention and Control.At the meeting, which was chaired by the Minister of Health of the Kingdom of Bahrain, Faeqa bint Saeed Al-Saleh, with the participation of the GCC Secretary-General, Dr. Nayef Falah Mubarak Al-Hajraf, the ministers underlined the importance of unifying and coordinating stances as opposed to regional and international coop...

Undersecretaries of GCC Health Ministries Hold Preparatory Meeting

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Manamah, The Undersecretaries of the GCC Health Ministries held today the seventh preparatory meeting for the Committee of Ministers of Health in the GCC Countries.The meeting is part of implementing and enhancing joint GCC action in the health sector.The meeting, held in Manamah, discussed several issues of mutual interest, mainly following up on the implementation of the Supreme Council in its 41st session (Al-Ula, January 2021), and the contents of the final communique and the declaration pertaining to the health sector, including the accreditation of the Gulf general framework for the public health plan to prepare and respond during emergencies, accrediting the early warning system for the health sector, accrediting the establishment of the Gulf Center for Disease Control and Preventio...

Ministry of Health Reports 49 New COVID-19 Cases, 38 Recoveries in Saudi Arabia

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Riyadh, The Ministry of Health (MoH) announced the registration of 49 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 38 recoveries in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia during the past 24 hours.The ministry added that the number of critical cases reached 90.The statistics showed that the total number of infections in the country reached 548,018 while the recovery tally reached 537,037.The MoH reported 2 new deaths, bringing fatalities tally in the Kingdom to 8,767.The Ministry of Health advised everyone to contact the toll free (937) for consultations and inquiries around the clock, and to obtain health information and services.Source: Saudi Press Agency

Ministry of Health Reports 49 New COVID-19 Cases, 38 Recoveries in Saudi Arabia

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Riyadh, The Ministry of Health (MoH) announced the registration of 49 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 38 recoveries in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia during the past 24 hours.The ministry added that the number of critical cases reached 90.The statistics showed that the total number of infections in the country reached 548,018 while the recovery tally reached 537,037.The MoH reported 2 new deaths, bringing fatalities tally in the Kingdom to 8,767.The Ministry of Health advised everyone to contact the toll free (937) for consultations and inquiries around the clock, and to obtain health information and services.Source: Saudi Press Agency

Worldwide coronavirus cases cross 240.44 million

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London, More than 240.44 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 5,102,799 million people have died, according to a Reuters tally on Sunday.Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in December 2019.Source: Saudi Press Agency