His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, in a message addressed to citizens and residents of the United Arab Emirates, stressed the importance of following the regulations during Ramadan and Eid Al-Fitr. The celebrations that follow. Abu Dhabi Police held a virtual meeting with the front lines and officials on Thursday.
During a visit to Emirates field Hospital in Abu Dhabi, we were briefed on the medical provisions in place as part of the UAE’s precautionary measures against COVID-19. We will get through this, together with our frontline’s relentless efforts and determination. pic.twitter.com/8AnBcTS79M
— محمد بن زايد (@MohamedBinZayed) May 18, 2020
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, expressed his gratitude and stressed the importance of the collective effort and the contribution of all members of society to overcome this challenge.
Sheikh Dhiab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Court of the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Authority for Early Childhood and his descendants, was joined by Sheikha Shamma bint Khalid bin Mohammed Al Nahyan and Sheikh Mohammed bin Nahyan. Bin Saif Al Nahyan, Sheikha Fatima bint Mohammed Al Nahyan, and Sheikha Fatima bint Dhiab bin Mohammed Al Nahyan.
#HHShaikhMohammedbinZayed: “Our traditions are very dear to us, but we must be practical during these times. I ask every Emirati & resident to do what is necessary, & let’s not allow our traditions to become a source of harm to our families & society. Take care of your families.” pic.twitter.com/zaGXJlVR81
— وزارة الطاقةوالصناعة (@MOEIUAE) May 21, 2020
His Highness spoke about the importance of volunteerism and praised the efforts of community members to support the country in overcoming the COVID-19 challenge.
Sheikh Mohamed also reviewed the visions shared by the expert guests on the importance of following the regulations during the holy month of Ramadan and the festivities that follow. Realize the importance of the family during these special times. However, he also noted that the recent increase in cases is due to the reluctance of people to exercise social estrangement.
He asks all our citizens, especially during the Eid and the rest of Ramadan, to protect themselves and our families and our children. ”
Obaid Al Hassan Al Shamsi, Director General of the National Authority for Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management, Matar Al Nuaimi, General Manager of Abu Dhabi for Public Health, participated in the episode entitled “Honoring Our Traditions and Appreciating Our Safety”. Center and Director of the Emergency and Disaster Management Department of the Health Department.
The episode also included honest stories from volunteers and members of the community working together on the frontline to combat this unprecedented challenge.
The Communist Party also promised to meet and embrace all-volunteer teams in the United Arab Emirates after the epidemic ended.
A new lifestyle after COVID-19
Dr. Farida Al Hosani, the official spokeswoman for the health sector in the UAE, spoke extensively about the evolution of the UAE’s response to the crisis, from early detection to rapid intervention and control. She explained the necessary measures taken by the state to prevent the disease from spreading. During her insightful conversation, the indicators that the UAE tracks daily to better understand the epidemic situation locally.
Al-Hosani pointed out that in the second stage, with the increase in cases in countries outside China, the UAE focused on tracking the people coming to the country from the affected countries. These measures have increased in parallel with the increase in cases in other countries.
“We worked with many entities, we worked remotely, and distance learning and other measures have been put in place to limit the people who communicate with each other. At all stages, our main focus was on preventive measures, such as physical turning away, wearing face masks, and hand washing. These are simple but very important measures at all stages to prevent the disease from spreading. “
She also touched on the near future and made it clear that people will need to adapt to a new lifestyle that better protects them and their families. “Our main focus remains on preventive measures, such as physical movement, wearing face masks, and hand washing. Today, we know that Covid-19 is here to stay for a while, and these healthy habits must be the new lifestyle we will need to adopt in the coming period. ”
Failure to follow the rules resulted in an increase in cases
According to the official, the number of cases discovered in the country is constantly increasing due to the large number of tests conducted in the United Arab Emirates and also because of the lack of commitment of some people to preventive measures.
She added that people who did not adhere to the rules of social separation led to infection between family members and friends. The official referred to one case of an extended family that exchanged visits during Ramadan, and 19 family members were injured. They included grandparents, who are now hospitalized and receiving treatment.
“Each member of this family believed they were safe and did not contact infected people in the community. But the reality today is that we can all get right. Monitoring the rules is crucial for everyone to keep our families safe. Al-Hosani said, “Preventing the spread of disease,” adding that life will gradually resume, but the focus should be on prevention.
How Emirati front lines are fighting the virus
Matar Al-Nuaimi provided an overview of the role of the medical leadership and medical staff, including doctors, nurses, the outpatient team, hospitals, and laboratory personnel, and operating ambulances. He also shared his personal story about coronavirus infection and the measures he took to protect his family, colleagues, and himself during his ordeal.
Al-Naimi explained that the most important step to combat this disease is self-preservation, in addition to social exclusion and self-protection measures, a healthy lifestyle is vital. “This disease assumes that we are all healthy and have strong immunity. A healthy lifestyle will lead to a healthy and safe society, which in turn will cause our country to protect itself from diseases, including Covid-19. ”
Everyone in the UAE society bears responsibility
Obaid Al-Hassan Al-Shamsi studied the strategy developed by the National Authority for Emergency, Crisis, and Disaster Management, which includes proactive and proactive measures. The strategy is implemented through coordination at the national level across different sectors to ensure the country’s preparedness.
He explored the stages of the crisis management strategy and reiterated the importance of social responsibility for every citizen and resident in overcoming this challenge.
The workshop also dealt with the vital role that volunteers play in supporting the UAE‘s efforts in fighting disease and helping the weak and needy in society. Many volunteers shared honest stories from their primary work.
The episode included insights from Chris Norse, director of Al Ain Academy. Abdullah Al-Hamli, Lieutenant in Abu Dhabi Police; Asma Al Jasmi, Civil Director, Abu Dhabi Police; Al-Balooshi and Rashid Khair congratulated both of them, volunteers.