SAPM Dr Faisal Sultan chaired a debriefing session by WHO mission from EMRO. The WHO mission comprises of a team of WHO experts, visiting Pakistan from 14 to 24 oct 2020.
The objectives of the mission were to review lesson learn from Pakistan COVID 10 response to work with national and provincial experts in health. The main area of review was surveillance, Point of entry, Risk Communication and Community Engagement, and continuity essential health services.
The Mission presented their findings and appreciated the response of Federal and Provincial Government for effectively containing COVID 19 outbark/ Pandemic. Dr Palitha Mahipala/Head of mission, WHO was also present in the meeting.
The SAPM Faisal Sultan appreciated the efforts of WHO mission and WHO Country Office in identifying the gaps and recommendations in the suggested areas of the International Health Regulations 2005. He further acknowledges that by strengthening the gaps and identified areas, we can enable the health system to deal with any kind of infectious disease emergency, as Covid-19.