Coronavirus Pandemic

RAK Covid-19 hospital gets Ministry of Health and Prevention seal of approval

Wam/Ras Al Khaimah
Filed on May 16, 2020
Dr Mohamed Salim Al Olama, Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP, Ras Al Khaimah, hospital; coronavirus, Obaidullah Elderly Hospital



MoHAP under-secretary Al Olama visits Obaidullah Elderly Hospital and checks up on progress of Emirati dentist, who is recovering well after contracting the virus.

Dr. Mohamed Salim Al Olama, the under-secretary of the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) and Head of the Board of Directors of the Emirates Health Services Corporation, recently visited Obaidullah Elderly Hospital in Ras Al Khaimah, which is one of the hospitals allocated to the treatment of Covid-19 patients.

The visit is part of a series of field visits to determine the readiness and efficiency of the operational processes in hospitals and to learn about how healthcare workers are providing patients with essential treatment.

During the inspection tour, Al Olama checked on the treatment development of the Emirati dentist, Muhra Abdul Rahim Al Awadi, who contracted Covid-19 due to a virus transmission from a patient.

While expressing his appreciation for her diligence and dedication to her homeland as a national example of giving, loyalty, and sacrifice, Al Olama said that MoHAP is proud of the national cadres from the medical sector and that it pays great attention to its employees' health through the provision of the best methods of infection prevention.

Al Awadi thanked Al Olama for the visit, which pleased and motivated her to continue to work diligently after her full recovery, explaining that she is receiving outstanding medical care through the UAE's innovative stem-cell therapy.

She pointed out that currently does not have any symptoms of fever or breathing difficulty and that she is recuperating, praising the efforts of the medical staff in Obaidullah Hospital to provide such efficient health care.

Al Olama was accompanied by Dr. Youssif Al Serkal, Assistant Under-secretary for the Ministry's Hospitals Sector and Director General of the Emirates Health Services Corporation, where they were briefed about the health status of patients. They were told that patients are receiving the necessary medical care, thanks to the availability of medical equipment and supplies and also adequate drug stockpile.

Al Olama praised the medical staff in the hospital for providing the best healthcare services, highlighted the significant and impactful role of the medical cadres in their battle against Covid-19.

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