Health and Education Ministries issue a guide to deal with swine flu
Published 5 Oct 2009
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E-Media: Riyadh - In the line with definition of swine flu H1N1 in a scientific and professional methods, Health and Education Ministries have issued the scientific and practical school guide for dealing with swine flu aimed at protecting students from the spread of swine flu infection. The Spokesman of Ministry of Health, Dr. Khalid bin Mohamed Marghalani said, according to Saudi Press Agency, that ministry takes precautionary measures for the protection against disease through modernization of the national plan for preparedness and response to swine flu according to directives of the World Health Organization (WHO), and procedures for handling and awareness of the disease in schools and universities. The spokesman of Ministry of Health added that the ministry in partnership with the Ministry of Education have issued brief guide for teachers to define the ways of protection against swine flu and limit its spread in schools, in addition to the functions and duties of director of the school and health coordinator teacher (health guide), as well as measures to be taken in case of severity of the disease, health messages about swine flu and instructions for parents.
Last Modified Date: 10/02/2013 - 4:33 PM Saudi Arabia Time
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