Gulf Health Council Praises Efforts of MoPH in Confronting COVID-19

Gulf Health Council Praises Efforts of MoPH in Confronting COVID-19 By Darlene Regis - January 12, 2022
Gulf Health Council Praises Efforts of MoPH in Confronting COVID19

Ministry of Public Health

The Gulf Health Council has praised the efforts of the Ministry of Public Health of the State of Qatar in confronting the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19).

The Council, highlighted on its official accounts on social media, that the Qatari Ministry of Health ranked 15th globally among the best ministries of health in dealing with the pandemic, according to the classification of the German magazine 'Der Spiegel.'

In addition, the Central Food Laboratory in the State of Qatar obtained the American national accreditation for American standards.

The Council noted that the health sector in Qatar implemented the largest vaccination campaign in the country's history, with the vaccination rate in the country reaching more than 86% of the total population, subsequently Qatar was ranked among the top ten countries in the world in the rate of vaccination.

Moreover, the Council said that the Qatari Ministry of Public Health continued its other achievements apart from facing the pandemic, the Ministry established 14 hospitals affiliated with the Hamad Medical Corporation, 28 health care centers affiliated with the Primary Health Care Corporation, and 4 health care centers managed by Qatar Red Crescent. The health care system also includes some of the most advanced medical technologies in the world.

The Gulf Health Council published an "infographic" which features the most important medical efforts and achievements made by the Ministry of Health of the State of Qatar with its national cadres, considering the continuing coronavirus pandemic.

Source: MoPH

By Darlene Regis - January 12, 2022

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