During a meeting on preventive measures against acute infectious diseases, which was attended by the Leader of the Turkmen Nation and Head of the Ministry of Health Nurmukhammed Amannepesov, the features of the three-tier system of protection against infectious diseases created in Turkmenistan were discussed. The head of the Ministry of Health also reported on the current epidemiological situation.
It was noted that the border areas between the stages are equipped with checkpoints, whose task is to monitor the daily movement and health status of Turkmenistan citizens. These checkpoints have special equipment and helicopters at their disposal, which will make it possible to promptly provide medical assistance if necessary.
At the border checkpoints of Garaboghaz, Serakhs and Farab, facilities designed for eighty seats were built. They are designed to carry out quarantine monitoring. Nine checkpoints on the Turkmen border are equipped with facilities with disinfection and fumigation units. They will be used to disinfect vehicles.
The head of the Ministry of Health noted that three field hospitals are currently deployed - in Turkmenbashi and Turkmenabat, as well as in the village of Garabogaz. They are designed to monitor the well-being of citizens arriving from abroad. In addition, all medical facilities in the country are currently on high alert.
It was noted at the meeting that Turkmenistan has already bought medicines to prevent acute infections to the total amount of 1.3T10 million. 240 thousand anti-flu vaccines have already been supplied to Ashgabat, and Turkmen doctors have been trained to treat COVID-19 patients with WHO support.
The government of Turkmenistan has developed a program of social and economic measures to combat the spread of COVID-19. The government of Turkmenistan has developed a program of social and economic measures to combat the spread of COVID-19.