QRCS provides 800 quick test strips to Gaza to detect COVID-19 in 15 minutes May 28, 2020 0 6363 12345 QNADohaQatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has provided new support to the medical sector in the Gaza Strip, as part of a project implemented there to extend urgent assistance to prevent the coronavirus (COVID-19).The QRCS stated that the Palestinian Ministry of Health in the Gaza Strip received 800 quick test strips to detect coronavirus that can give results within 15 minutes only, which enables medical teams to quickly deal with those suspected of contracting the virus. This support will help the medical teams to handle the suspected cases of the virus, said Ameed Mushtaha, director of the laboratories department at the Palestinian Ministry of Health. The Ministry of Health in the Gaza Strip faces a shortage of coronavirus testing devices, he said, adding this is the first batch of this type of quick test strips that the ministry has received. more on page 2 RELATED ARTICLES Qatari medical aid reaches Ukraine May 28, 2020 0 6985 1,439 more recover from COVID-19 May 28, 2020 0 704 SSC exams to kick off on June 1 in a safe environment: Education ministry May 28, 2020 0 4050 Qatar condemns attack in Iraq QNA Doha Qatar voiced its strong condemnation and denunciation of the armed attack which targeted a guard post south of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, killing one soldier and injuring others. In a statement on Wednesday, the .. Disinfectant robots at HIA to ward off virus Fully autonomous disinfectant robots, emitting concentrated UV-C light known to be effective in eliminating majority of infectious microorganisms, are on the job at Hamad International Airport (HIA) in the wake of .. QF partner Tamuq produces face shields for QRCS to help in virus fight Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) will soon have 1,000 critically needed new face shields to protect its volunteers, thanks to the state-of-the-art 3D printing and manufacturing facilities and expertise in the ..