The delegation appreciated the outstanding humanitarian and health care provided by the supervisory and medical cadres.
SHARJAH: As part of the directives of the UAE’s wise leadership on the keenness to support the frontline of defence on all occasions and to highlight their important role and sacrifice, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, to maintain the health of the UAE society, Dr. Mohamed Salim Al Olama, the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP), accompanied by Dr. Youssif Al Serkal, Director-General of the Emirates Health Services Corporation, and the assistant undersecretaries visited the Expo Centre field hospital to support the medical cadres in this national mission and to boost their morale on the first day of Eid Al Fitr. They also checked on the patients' health.
MoHAP’s delegation also toured the Sharjah Training & Development Centre to congratulate the medical and technical cadres of the “Virtual Doctor” team on the advent of Eid Al Fitr and to identify the efficiency of COVID-19 Virtual Information Centre to help its users assess their health status in case of being suspected of COVID-19, as well as to curb rumors.
“We wanted to show our great support to all the members of the frontline of defence whose efforts and sacrifices have significantly contributed to increasing the recovery rates in the county, thanks to the outstanding humanitarian and health care provided by the supervisory and medical cadres. We are grateful to them for their tremendous role in immunising the society against COVID-19,” said Al Olama.
He added: “We assured them that they’re indispensable assets of the country that will never forget their sacrifices in the time of crises. We will get through this crisis through those sacrifices and the noble humanitarian values entrenched by the UAE’s leadership.
“Harnessing the potential of the health sector to serve the health of society is a national priority, according to the directives of the leadership. To that end, our medical task forces are well-determined and confident that they will control COVID-19, thanks to the unlimited support of the wise government with resources and capabilities and its constant communication with field cadres to enhance positivity and motivation, something that instilled confidence in society.
Commending the massive efforts exerted by the medical staff in the first line of defence to provide the best levels of health care for patients according to the approved treatment programme, Al Olama emphasised MoHAP’s keenness to support patients’ morale during the treatment stage and to share the joy Eid with them to mitigate their psychological burden, and point at the country’s solidarity with them and harness the potential in the fight against COVID-19.
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