Head of National Centre for Disease Control discusses Covid-19 related issues with WHO

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Head of National Centre for Disease Control discusses Covid-19 related issues with WHO

March 24, 2020 - 14:19
Written by: SafaAlharathy

The Director-General of the National Centre for Disease Control, Badr Al-Din al-Najjar has held discussions with the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) office in Libya, Elizabeth Hoff, on how to increase the efficiency of rapid response teams.

Al-Najjar reassured that no confirmed cases have been recorded so far with the Covid-19 in Libya, explaining that all samples received by the center came out negative.

The two sides also reviewed the role of the WHO in rehabilitating and training medical personnel in dealing with Covid-19 patients, especially in terms of isolation rooms and quarantine.

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