WHO trained over 400 Turkmen specialists to work in the COVID-19 conditions
432 Turkmen specialists were trained to work in the COVID-19 conditions with the support of country and regional offices of the World Health Organization and other international organizations. This was reported by the WHO country office in Turkmenistan in its official Instagram account, Trend reports citing Kabar.
The post provides specific relevant facts and figures about the cooperation between Turkmenistan, WHO and other international organizations as part of responding to the pandemic. This indicates a high level of preparedness of the country to control the spread of a new type of the coronavirus infection.
According to the data presented, 187 Turkmen central and regional level healthcare professionals were trained to treat and clinically manage the COVID-19.
188 medical professionals have acquired the skills in working during epidemics and pandemics, including investigating cases of infection and preventing the spread of dangerous viral infections.
37 employees of Turkmen laboratories improved their skills, learning the practical aspects of laboratory observation of the COVID-19.
With the support provided by the OSCE and WHO, 20 specialists were trained to work at checkpoints in the context of the coronavirus pandemic.
At present, a number of quarantine measures have been introduced in Turkmenistan aimed at preventing the spread of dangerous infectious diseases. They comply with WHO recommendations and allowed maintaining a favorable epidemiological situation in the country.
Turkmenistan has intensified cooperation with WHO since the first days of the spread of the coronavirus infection in the world. General Director of the Organization Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus previously noted the effectiveness of measures taken in Turkmenistan against the COVID-19 spread during an online meeting with President of the country Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.