A health worker, wearing personal protective equipment, collects a swab sample from a man at a drive-thru testing service for COVID-19 coronavirus in the Qatari capital Doha, on May 7, 2020. Image Credit: AFP

Dubai: Qatar’s Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has launched an inspection campaign at health facilities operating in the Industrial Area to verify their readiness and the implementation of all health requirements, Qatar News Agency reported yesterday.

During the campaign, the ministry’s team visited 65 health facilities, including three general medical complexes, 14 company clinics and 48 first-aid units, where they issued 81 warnings and fines and took appropriate legal measures.

Noora Abdulla Mohamed Al Mulla, acting director of the MoPH’s Healthcare Facilities Licensing and Accreditation Department, said the inspection campaign comes as part of the monitoring and field inspection of health facilities.

She added that the ministry is keen to ensure that all health requirements are applied at the facilities operating in the Industrial Area and that they provide quality health services to residents of the area.