Ref No.: ​ RYD-15-9601-100563  ​ ​
Date:​ (H) 02 Dhual Hijja 1436
(G) 15-September-2015
From:​ Dr. Bandar Al Knawy, Chief Executive Officer, Ministry of National Guard - Health Affairs
To:​ Distribution 'KAMC-RD'MERS CoV Outbreak Experience And Future Planning General Staff Meeting, Thursday, 17th September 2015
Subject:​ MERS CoV Outbreak Experience And Future Planning General Staff Meeting, Thursday, 17th September 2015​

As you all know, our facility has just been challenged with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Corona Virus outbreak.  With regard to this, I would like to invite all of you to a one-hour meeting at 11.00h on Thursday, 17th September 2015 at the King Saud bin Abdulaziz for Health Sciences Convention Center.  The meeting will present the following:

11.00 - 11.10​
 MERS CoV Outbreak at KAMC-CR 
Dr. Hanan Balkhy
Executive Director, Infection Prevention and Control, MNGHA
11.10 - 11.20​
 MERS CoV Command Center​
Dr. Saadi Taher
Executive Director, Medical Services, KAMC - Central Region
 11.20 - 11.30​
 Framework for Future Planning
Dr. Bandar Al Knawy
Chief Executive Officer, MNGHA
 11.30 - 12.00​
 Open Discussion
 All Staff


 These sessions aim to address all healthcare workers on the events that led to the outbreak, the function of the Command Center and the outline of a framework for future planning.

I encourage all our healthcare workers (physicians, pharmacists, nurses, allied health, etc.) to attend and participate in this very important meeting.  Your contribution and collaboration are needed to fulfill our mission and achieve the objectives of the organization.

Let me take this opportunity to thank all staff members who have worked in an exemplary manner in handling this outbreak.  I am truly inspired by the hard work and dedication you all displayed in overcoming this challenge.  

I look forward to seeing you and working with you in the post-outbreak era.

Thank you for your accepting this invitation.

With my best regards.

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20-Oct-2015 03:33 PM