Combating Covid-19 in UAE: Sheikh Hamdan launches centre to combat pandemics

 

Sheikh Hamdan, Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of the Dubai Executive Committee, Center for Coronavirus Control, coronavirus, Covid-19
Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council.

Dubai - The new medical facility will be called the 'The Disease and Epidemic Control Centre'.

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Published: Tue 31 Mar 2020, 2:49 AM

Last updated: Tue 31 Mar 2020, 3:12 PM

Dubai is to have a highly specialised medical centre aimed at combating pandemics such as the new coronavirus, Covid-19.
The establishment of the new medical facility, called the 'The Disease and Epidemic Control Centre', follows the Executive Council resolution No.18 of 2020, issued by Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council.
The new centre will be managed by a board chaired by Dr. Amir Ahmed Al Sharif, while its members include the executive directors of the Dubai Healthcare Foundation at Dubai Health Authority (DHA), Dubai Data Establishment, Health Regulatory Sector at DHA and Health Regulatory Sector at Dubai Healthcare City Authority.
The new centre will develop rapid intervention plans in coordination with public and private sector organisations.



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