Obeidat urges constant review of COVID-19 treatment guidelines | Jordan News | Ammon News

Obeidat urges constant review of COVID-19 treatment guidelines

[10/17/2020 2:27:55 PM]

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Health Nathir Obeidat stressed on Saturday the importance of constant review of the COVID-19 treatment guidelines in all hospitals, and to activate the "infection detection" unit.

In a meeting with public hospital directors that took place at the Ministry of Health (MoH) premises, Obeidat highlighted the importance of preparing hospitals in case they are required to take in COVID-19 cases.

He emphasized that the medical staffs in the Kingdom's hospitals ought to follow the treatment guidelines; quarantine and emergency rooms must be completely separate and isolated from other wards in the hospitals.

He also emphasized the necessity of cross-sector cooperation, especially in training and enhancing medical specialties. He highlighted the importance of keeping abreast of the medical breakthroughs on COVID-19 as this will also be achievable through cooperation among all health sectors.

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