Health

Abu Crown Prince and WHO chief discuss COVID-19 developments

Abu Dhabi, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces held a phone call with the World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom and discussed cooperation and joint humanitarian work.

The two sides reviewed the latest developments in the endeavours to address the outbreak of the sometimes fatal virus and precautionary and preventive measures taken so far.

UAE News Agency (WAM) said that Dr. Tedros Adhanom had updated HH Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan on the WHO-led efforts to expedite initiatives to develop effective medicine to treat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

The WHOs chief commended the UAE for evacuating a number of Arab nationals from the epidemic-stricken Chinese province of Hubei to the newly established Emirates Humanitarian City in Abu Dhabi, praising the high medical standards pursued by the UAE in line with the WHO’s guidelines.

Source: Bahrain News Agency