Muscat, Within the ongoing national efforts exerted by the Ministry of Health (MOH) to combat the spread of coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19), the Directorate General of Medical Supplies affirmed that the ministry is maintaining a good stock of life-saving medications, medical equipment, and the required lap screening tests to cover the needs of the MOH health institutions. Among the items are those essential for the therapeutic and preventive protocols issued by the MOH and the World Health Organization (WHO), which include antibiotics and anti-virals, as well as personal protective items, such as masks and hand sanitizers, etc.

The Director General of Medical Supplies Pharmacist, Nussaiba Habib emphasized the Ministry’s continuing work to ensure providing and reinforcing available stock, in addition to the requirements of combating the pandemic are met continuously in sufficient quantities, including medicines, medical supplies and medical textiles for medical staff. Moreover, additional medical gas cylinders have been provided and more companies were contracted to provide Liquid Oxygen (LOX) tanks in referral hospitals.

Source: Oman News Agency

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