Health Minister of Iran and the UAE held a telephonic conversation, exchanging views on countermeasures adopted by both nations against the COVID-19 fight.
Iranian Health Minister, Saeed Namaki called Abdul Rahman bin Mohammad bin Nasser Al Owais, Minister of Health and Prevention to exchange their views. He also thanked his counterpart for the humanitarian assistance provided by the UAE to Iran so as to aid it in its battle against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Abdul Rahman bin Mohammad bin Nasser Al Owais said, the UAE has recently developed a rapid coronavirus laser testing technology, that enables mass-scale screening with results made available in seconds. He also illustrated the UAE’s newly developed stem-cell treatment, as well as, the establishment of 15 field hospitals, which provide 5,759 beds for COVID-19 patients.
Al Owais said, “The UAE proved to the entire world its adherence to the principles of impartiality, neutrality and non-discrimination in its humanitarian stances, being a strong pillar of its policies.”
He added that the UAE provided 630 tonnes of medical aid to 54 countries and worked in close coordination with the World Health Organisation through the International Humanitarian City.