'The worst has passed' - Sheikh Mohammed on the Covid-19 situation in the UAE
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‘The worst has passed’ – Sheikh Mohammed on the Covid-19 situation in the UAE

‘The worst has passed’ – Sheikh Mohammed on the Covid-19 situation in the UAE

The Cabinet also approved the regulations governing medical and pharmaceutical products in the country


The UAE has “passed” the worst of the Covid-19 pandemic, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the country’s Prime Minister and Vice President and Ruler of Dubai has said.

His remarks came post a Cabinet meeting on Sunday.

“I chaired a Cabinet meeting during which we were briefed on the latest developments in procedures to support the medical sector during the Covid-19 pandemic,” he said on Twitter.

“The worst has passed. The UAE has worked as one team and created a universal model of addressing the pandemic,” he said.

The Cabinet also adopted a number of initiatives and policies aimed at ‘modernising work’ in various areas and sectors, and issued a resolution covering the executive regulations of the federal law regulating medical products, the pharmacy profession and pharmaceutical facilities.

“The goal is to ensure the presence and quality of all our national medical needs throughout the year, and in all the regions of the country,” Sheikh Mohammed said.

The issuance of the regulations will help improve the quality of healthcare services and ensure the secure supply of medicines for the community.

The Cabinet also approved a resolution extending the notice periods given to health establishments to adjust their legal status, in line with the provisions of the federal law covering private health establishments.

A resolution was also issued on adopting the guidelines of a unified health protocol for border ports in the GCC countries, in line with the recommendations of the World Health Organization.

The Cabinet also approved the restructuring of the UAE Gender Balance Council, to be chaired by Sheikha Manal bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, president of the Dubai Women Establishment, in addition to the appointment of 11 new federal court judges.

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