Manama, Oct. 31 (BNA): The Ministry of Health has launched a new website dedicated to publishing updates on public health related issues within the Kingdom of Bahrain, in addition to the national efforts taken to safeguard the health and safety of citizens and residents. The website is accessible at healthalert.gov.bh.
The Minister of Health, HE Faeqa Saeed Al Saleh, highlighted that the website was launched in line with HRH the Crown Prince’s directives to further develop the quality of health services provided to all, adding that the comprehensive website provides accurate information through convenient interactive online services accessible to all, in Arabic and English.
HE Al Saleh further highlighted that the website, in its initial version, will raise awareness among the Kingdom’s citizens and resident by serving as a platform to provide detailed updates on Bahrain’s response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic, precautionary measures and decisions issued by the government, as well as the efforts of Team Bahrain - especially first responders and other essential workers – in combating the virus.
HE Al Saleh noted the importance of the website as an official source for information and updates on the COVID-19 global pandemic, adding that the website will continue to provide important general health developments within the Kingdom of Bahrain.
The website will publish the latest news, summaries of monthly and weekly COVID-19 contact tracing reports, as well as engaging public awareness videos and infographics on data related to COVID-19.
Furthermore, the website also provides precautionary health measures and guidelines, answers to frequently asked questions, and a list of private clinics authorised to provide COVID-19 related health services.