Monday, November 29

Health: We did not monitor any accidents due to the weather and the cancellation of vacations for medical staff

10:18 PM

Saturday 20 November 2021

Books – Muhammad Abul-Majd:

Dr. Hossam Abdel Ghaffar, a spokesman for the Ministry of Health, said that Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, Minister of Higher Education and Acting Minister of Health, as soon as we were informed by a statement from the Meteorological Authority of the presence of weather fluctuations, directed the holding of the central crisis room in the ministry’s general office, which corresponds to a mini-crisis room in the 27 governorates, noting that this room’s role is to follow up the movement of ambulances, their arrival, ambulance positions, the availability of medicines and supplies in emergency departments of referral hospitals, whether they follow health or university hospitals, and to ensure that there is sufficient blood stock.

And, “Abdul Ghaffar” added, in a telephone interview to the “On My Responsibility” program on “Sada Al-Balad” satellite channel, today, Saturday, that the minister directed the cancellation of all types of optional leaves for medical staff, explaining that from a health point of view, no accidents were monitored directly due to the weather affecting the health status. “We hope that this will continue in the coming days,” he said.

He continued, “In car accidents, but they are at the rates that occur daily, and there is no noticeable change or major accidents for a group of cars, but they are accidents for stable weather rates,” explaining that there is an increase in the degree of maximum preparedness, whether tracking health or university hospitals.

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