VIDEO: Sheikh Hamdan inaugurates field hospital at Dubai World Trade Centre - GulfToday

VIDEO: Sheikh Hamdan inaugurates field hospital at Dubai World Trade Centre


Sheikh Hamdan visits field hospital in Dubai.

Gulf Today Report

Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, Sheikh Hamdan said the UAE’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic is being implemented in Dubai according to a proactive strategy that takes into consideration all possible scenarios. The positive results of the emirate’s measures reflect Dubai’s exceptional preparedness for all possibilities.

Hamdan further said that comprehensive preventive steps have been implemented to ensure the safety and wellbeing of people in Dubai in line with nationwide measures.

Sheikh Hamdan’s remarks came as he visited the field hospital, set up in the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).

He was accompanied by Chairman of Dubai’s Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management, Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

The visit is part of His Highness’s keenness to ensure the readiness of task forces in charge of the fight against COVID-19.

He reviewed their efforts to ensure the highest level of safety for the community by monitoring potential and confirmed cases and taking appropriate measures to contain the spread of the virus.

sheikh Sheikh Hamdan speaking to other officials of the hospital.

Sheikh Hamdan was briefed by the Head of Dubai’s COVID-19 Command and Control Centre Dr. Amer Al Sharif about the first phase of the field hospital set up in one of DWTC’s halls with a capacity of 300 beds. The field hospital, which treats mild to moderate cases, can be expanded to reach a maximum capacity of 3000 beds. Critical cases are quickly transferred to mainline hospitals to receive intensive treatment.

He inspected various facilities of the new hospital during the visit.

Sheikh Hamdan praised the preventive measures outlined by the Ministry of Health and Prevention, which have been praised globally, as well as the exceptional efforts of local health authorities. Appreciating DHA’s efforts, he thanked all workers on the frontlines of the fight against COVID-19 including medical, nursing, paramedical and administrative staff, as well as fieldworkers.

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