Ministry of Interior, National Center for Disease Control call for a strategy to combat infectious diseases in migrant shelters

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Ministry of Interior, National Center for Disease Control call for a strategy to combat infectious diseases in migrant shelters

August 27, 2019 - 10:41
Written by: SafaAlharathy

The Ministry of Interior and the National Center for Disease Control have called for establishing a health and security plan for infectious diseases control at migrant shelters.

During a meeting held at the ministry's HQ in Tripoli, they discussed developing a mechanism of work and consolidating efforts between the National Center and the Ministry of Interior to overcome the challenges faced in this regard.

The Undersecretary for Immigration Affairs, Mohammed Al-Shaibani stressed the need to establish a joint committee; one of its tasks is to develop an action plan, make proposals, and to identify the health needs.