The Peninsula, June 7, 2020. - Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has implemented several measures to protect pregnant women and new born babies from COVID-19. It has designated Cuban Hospital as a dedicated facility for COVID-19 affected mothers to deliver babies, said Dr. Mai Abdulla Al Qubaisi, Medical Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Women’s Wellness and Research Center (WWRC). All pregnant women going for labour at HMC hospitals are tested for the virus, she added.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs states its strong rejection of the slanderous inclusion of Cuba in a US State Department list of countries which are allegedly not cooperating fully with US efforts against terrorism that was made public on May 13, 2020 and that was strongly rejected by President Miguel Díaz-Canel.