Minister of Health Ali Al-Zanati on Sunday convened an expanded meeting of committees and bodies concerned with combating the coronavirus pandemic from the eastern and western regions to discuss establishing a joint working mechanism among all sectors for implementing a unified plan.
Al-Zanati emphasized the need to activate the isolation and filtration centers that were set up by the ministry under the relevant departments.
For his part, Chairman of the eastern Advisory Committee for combating Covid-19, Salihin Majeed, stressed the necessity of disbursing salaries and remuneration for those serving in isolation centers.
He also called for recruiting international trainers to train medical personnel and establish a unified system for exchanging experiences and providing updates and information on the virus developments.
According to the Health Ministry's Information Office, the officials agreed to unify the east and western advisory committees, noting that the Minister of Health has taken measures to start consolidating both committees under one unified Supreme Committee, which he would announce very soon.