Gaza / Information Office / April 02
HE Chairman of the Qatar Committee for the Reconstruction of Gaza Ambassador Mohammed Al Emadi announced that the Committee, in cooperation and coordination with Qatar Fund for Development, will finance the employment of 100 medical personnel including doctors and nurses in the Gaza Strip as temporary employment for six months, to cover the shortfall experienced by hospitals and health centers in the Strip to address the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Ambassador Al Emadi said that the process of employing medical personnel including doctors and nurses in the Strip will be carried out in cooperation with the relevant government agencies, headed by the Palestinian Ministry of Health.
His Excellency pointed out that the project, which aims to support the Ministry of Health crews in the Strip, comes within the grant of HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani to the Gaza Strip, at a value of USD 150 million.
The Palestinian Ministry of Health had launched a distress call to the international community to provide health requirements to tackle the novel Coronavirus, explaining that Gaza medical teams are currently working with limited resources and capabilities and in need of urgent support and help.