"The government is providing doctors with all the facilities. Doctors all over the world who are fighting the virus on the frontlines are dying. The situation in Pakistan is no different," Punjab health secretary said.
The young physician was catapulted into the front lines of Iraq’s battle with the virus in early March. The Associated Press followed her tale from inside a squalid quarantine room to her return to the streets of her childhood, where she found piercing glares had displaced greetings.
As part of its intensified testing campaign, the ministry detected 747 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of cases in the UAE to 21,831.
Sending a selfie to the doctor could be a simple way of detecting heart disease, say researchers, claiming that it is possible for a computer algorithm to detect coronary artery disease by analysing pictures of a person's face.
Sheikh Mohamed said, “Good evening ma’am, this is Mohamed Bin Zayed speaking. It is an honour to call you today to offer my condolences. We are so lucky to have somebody like you, who worked with us and sacrificed for us…”
In a shocking video that spread has gone viral on social media, a Tunisian medical team appeared dancing and singing on melodies of “El Foundou” serial while performing a Caesarean section for a patient in a hospital located in the capital.
Graduates from overseas medical schools including Bangladesh, Philippines, Nepal and Kyrgyzstan have to pass local exams in India before they are allowed to practise.
He lamented that so many healthcare workers lost their lives in the last 18 months and many more will lose as long as the pandemic rages. Based on current trends, the number of deaths will overtake last year's total within the next three weeks, Ghebreyesus said.
Another batch of doctors and nurses left the southern Indian port city of Kochi for the UAE on Wednesday to join the ongoing battle against the new coronavirus.
Most of the doctors were asymptomatic and self-isolating at home, said Badai Ismoyo, head of the Kudus district health office in Central Java, but dozens were in hospital with high fever and declining oxygen saturation levels.