No medical support for municipal elections due to staff shortages — Hawari

Ministry of Health building
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AMMAM — The Ministry of Health said it will not provide medical support at the upcoming municipal and provincial council elections due to a shortage of medical and nursing staff at public hospitals in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Al-Mamlaka TV.اضافة اعلان

A letter signed by Minister of Health Feras Al-Hawari to Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) Khaled Al-Kalalda, stated that assigning medical staff to the elections, scheduled for March 22, will increase the burden on the public health sector, which currently faces a severe shortage of staff due to the pandemic. 

The IEC has decided to hold elections for the Greater Amman Municipality, as well as municipal and provincial councils, on March 22.

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