The Minister of Public Health in the Ansar Allah (Houthis) Salvation Government, Dr. Taha Al-Mutawakkil, announced Tuesday, the comprehensive medical mobilization in the health sector and the mobilization of health personnel in various specialties to confront the novel epidemic of Corona (Covid-19).
Al-Mutawakkil said in an expanded meeting with the medical leaders in the Yemeni capital, Sana`a, that they are "in a fierce confrontation with a virus that is not seen, and we need all those working in the health sector."
As Al-Mutawakkil emphasized that his ministry will provide full protection for the cadres with all available capabilities, he called on businessmen and organizations to provide personal protection for medical cadres.
Al-Mutawakkil mentioned that the need for medicines related to the emerging coronavirus and materials, noting that "raw materials are available, and there is only production and focus on medicines that are monopolized and covered by the market."
In addition, the head of the High Commission for Medicines of the Houthi Society in Sana`a said, "The authority has identified 19 classes of drugs that combat the Coronavirus, in order to be produced locally with high quality and appropriate prices."
Al-Mutawakkil called "the medical staff to take the highest preventive precautions during the next three months," adding that "public and private hospitals should allocate sections for isolation and patient reception," indicating a large outbreak of the epidemic in light of the secrecy of the real numbers.