MoPH held an emergency meeting with international health partners to fight against the spread and control of COVID-19
Today MoPH conduct an emergency meeting regarding the prevention, spread and control of COVID-19 in Afghanistan and called on international partners for cooperation.
Minister of Public Health Dr Ferzouddin Feroz has describe the scope of work with international health partners and representatives in order to prevent and control COVID-19 and called on them for further help and cooperation.
The minister said that COVID-19 is a threat for entire world especially for Afghanistan. Although Afghanistan have less capacity strict efforts have been in place for the prevention and control of the virus. But due to rapid spread of the virus MoPH need more cooperation.
International partners who were also present in the meeting promised further cooperation they Said that prevention and control of COVDI-19 is their top priority.
Efforts mad by the MoPH for the prevention and control of COVID-19 are as the following:
- Assigned health teams for screening of the passengers in the National Airports and boarders entry points
- Established specific areas for quarantine in Kabul and in the provinces for the control of COVID-19
- Awareness campaigns
- Established inter sectorial committees and emergency committees