Head of Turkmenistan and WHO Director-General discuss fight against COVID-19 pandemic

Head of Turkmenistan and WHO Director-General discuss fight against COVID-19 pandemic

President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Director-General of the World Health Organization Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus held a video session on the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.

The talks held on Friday were aimed at finding ways to counter the global crisis caused by the coronavirus and joint efforts to reduce its negative impact on humanity. In this regard, Turkmenistan always stands for strictly scientific approaches and consolidation of countries, following the WHO recommendations.

In July, the mission of European Bureau of the World Health Organization inspected the measures and procedures taken by Turkmenistan for provision of readiness and response to this disease in the country and assessed the organization of epidemic surveillance, laboratory and clinical capacity, system for the prevention and control of viral infections.

The implementation of comprehensive Preparedness Plan developed jointly with WHO experts is carried out in the country. The Plan of social and economic measures of Turkmenistan against pandemic has also been approved.

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