World Bank team visits National Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases Center

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AMMAN — A World Bank health team concluded a two-day visit to the National Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases Center aimed at examining prospects for supporting the center to enable it to fulfill its mandate, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

It said the center reported in a statement on Wednesday that the delegation, led by the bank’s regional director, was informed on the center’s aims and duties, and potential for mutual cooperation.

The purpose of the tour is to analyze the resilience of health systems during emergencies, like the coronavirus pandemic, as well as strategies to strengthen and reinforce capabilities, the statement said.

The two parties reviewed the availability and maturity of health-related data and information systems, data sharing protocols, emergency financial resources, and the government’s ability to deploy extra resources in the case of epidemics or other health emergencies.

They also discussed the health system’s ability to respond to health emergencies with quality care while maintaining basic health services.

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