Dr Ahmed

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Dr Ahmed said : "As more and more research comes out, Remdesivir and convalescent plasma are the way to go," "Since we started using Remdesivir, and since we started using the convalescent plasma, we have been able to reduce the number of days patients are spending on the ventilators. Some of our patients are coming off the ventilators in 1 to 2 days after receiving Remdesivir and convalescent plasma, so it is a blessing" External link

abcactionnews Thursday, August 13, 2020 12:45:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "As more and more research comes out, Remdesivir and convalescent plasma are the way to go," "Since we started using Remdesivir, and since we started using the convalescent plasma, we have been able to reduce the number of days patients are spending on the ventilators. Some of our patients are coming off the ventilators in 1 to 2 days after receiving Remdesivir and convalescent plasma, so it is a blessing" External link

abcactionnews Thursday, August 13, 2020 12:45:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "We have young patients who are getting very very sick and going on ventilators. On the other hand, we have elderly patients who are walking out of the hospital after being treated with COVID, so there is still a lot of unknowns about this disease," External link

abcactionnews Thursday, August 13, 2020 12:45:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “As a member of this community, and a parent of two kids returning to the classroom myself, a safe reopening of our schools is personally important to me as well,” External link

barrie Wednesday, August 12, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “As a member of this community, and a parent of two kids returning to the classroom myself, a safe reopening of our schools is personally important to me as well,” External link

barrie Wednesday, August 12, 2020 6:22:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "Throughout this pandemic, we've seen the impact health workers have in our lives. When you look at the list of award recipients, I'm humbled by what they've accomplished and thank them for their outstanding contributions to our health and our health care system," External link

news-yahoo Monday, August 10, 2020 2:07:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “It was a mass casualty admission, whose scale we had never seen before. Most of the survivors had major fractures and head injuries. We were told by higher medical officials to stabilise them with IV and bandage their wounds before they could be shifted to bigger hospitals,” External link

expressindia Saturday, August 8, 2020 7:49:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "In limited contact tracing studies, children don't seem to transmit to adults the way that adults can transmit to children," External link

wcnc Friday, August 7, 2020 5:19:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "It's important to keep the teachers socially distant and masked, as well, because, if there's transmission among the teachers, there will be transmission to the children," External link

wcnc Friday, August 7, 2020 5:19:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "There is power in establishing social norms that shape what we in our children may accept as the new normal," External link

wcnc Friday, August 7, 2020 5:19:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed déclaré : «Le continent se trouve à un moment charnière, puisque l’Afrique approche le million de cas» External link

lasemaineafricaine Wednesday, August 5, 2020 9:44:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed déclaré ( about Aid el Adha ) : «A l’approche de la fête de l’Aïd Al Adha, il existe un risque accru de transmission en raison des rassemblements sociaux et religieux de masse. Toute décision de restreindre, modifier, reporter, annuler ou organiser un rassemblement de masse doit être fondée sur une évaluation des risques standardisée et s’inscrire dans le cadre d’une approche globale, adoptée par les autorités pour faire face à la pandémie» External link

lasemaineafricaine Wednesday, August 5, 2020 9:44:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "We will keep refining the virus concentration and detection methods to provide more sensitive and accurate results of the viral load in wastewater," External link

qt Wednesday, August 5, 2020 7:21:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "This will provide information on the prevalence of COVID-19 in the community so public health officials can have as much information as possible to manage an outbreak in a timely manner, " External link

qt Wednesday, August 5, 2020 7:21:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “The team immediately agreed, but the deceased were from Tajabad, Lalganj, Hasanbagh and Zingabai Takli,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, August 2, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “The process went on till 2.30am. Volunteers went without food, water and even a tea break till all the burials were over. We have no team leader. The group has no name. All are from different social, religious and political backgrounds,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, August 2, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "As we approach the Eid Al Adha feast, there is also increased risk of transmission as a result of social and religious mass gatherings. Any decision to restrict, modify, postpone, cancel, or proceed with holding a mass gathering should be based on a standardized risk assessment, and should be part of a comprehensive approach taken by authorities to respond to the pandemic," External link

allafrica Sunday, August 2, 2020 3:09:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “These past months of responding to COVID -19 have emphasized the need to make peace and security a priority in Africa especially in fragile communities” External link

AfricaNews-English Friday, July 31, 2020 8:01:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "As we approach the Eid Al Adha feast, there is also increased risk of transmission as a result of social and religious mass gatherings," External link

sudantribune Friday, July 31, 2020 1:49:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “As we approach the Eid Al Adha feast, there is also increased risk of transmission as a result of social and religious mass gatherings. Any decision to restrict, modify, postpone, cancel, or proceed with holding a mass gathering should be based on a standardised risk assessment, and should be part of a comprehensive approach taken by authorities to respond to the pandemic,” External link

clubofmozambique Friday, July 31, 2020 11:29:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “As we approach the Eid Al Adha feast, there is also increased risk of transmission as a result of social and religious mass gatherings. Any decision to restrict, modify, postpone, cancel, or proceed with holding a mass gathering should be based on a standardized risk assessment, and should be part of a comprehensive approach taken by authorities to respond to the pandemic,” External link

ngrguardiannews Thursday, July 30, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “As we approach the Eid Al Adha feast, there is also increased risk of transmission as a result of social and religious mass gatherings. Any decision to restrict, modify, postpone, cancel, or proceed with holding a mass gathering should be based on a standardized risk assessment, and should be part of a comprehensive approach taken by authorities to respond to the pandemic,” External link

AfricaNews-English Thursday, July 30, 2020 6:33:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Testing is the cornerstone of response to any pandemic, and providing test kits is one way African Union Member States can quickly scale-up testing. As a continental body we are working with several partners to unlock the testing space and ensure that countries have predictable access to test kits. The donation by Germany is very critical in achieving the goals of PACT,” External link

guardian-ng Thursday, July 30, 2020 3:47:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “We have to work together and we have to figure out a way for us to move forward, everyone has to do their part, as the individual, as the workplace, as the community as the leadership, we all have to work together to do our part to contain it,” External link

barrie Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Testing is the cornerstone of response to any pandemic, and providing test kits is one way African Union Member States can quickly scale-up testing. As a continental body we are working with several partners to unlock the testing space and ensure that countries have predictable access to test kits. The donation by Germany is very critical in achieving the goals of PACT ,” External link

AfricaNews-English Wednesday, July 29, 2020 10:09:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "We are still seeing the cases in our community and it highlights the need for education in our communication," External link

CBC Tuesday, July 28, 2020 5:51:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "We have received another donation of high-quality medical supplies from AMISOM, in a space of two weeks. These drugs will help us provide medication to patients at various hospitals. We appreciate our brothers for their continued support to our health sector and we are looking forward to similar donations in the future," External link

allafrica Tuesday, July 28, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “With many new infected cases that exceed a thousand a day, the government hospitals are overwhelmed with people who think got the virus when most of them have a common flu. Medical staff need to concentrate on severe cases already in hospital,” External link

thenational Monday, July 27, 2020 7:38:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “What we’ve learned during the past few months is that the current context within the pandemic often makes people who are already marginalized even more marginalized,” External link

simcoe Monday, July 27, 2020 1:03:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “What we’ve learned during the past few months is that the current context within the pandemic often makes people who are already marginalized even more marginalized,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, July 27, 2020 12:18:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “The purpose of the lockdown is to reduce the occurrence of confirmed cases and family gatherings,” External link

timesofoman Sunday, July 26, 2020 12:45:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed explained : “The lockdown means that institutions shall use the employees inside the governorate to carry out their tasks in the same governorate,” External link

timesofoman Sunday, July 26, 2020 12:45:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “The purpose of the lockdown is to reduce the occurrence of confirmed cases and family gatherings,” External link

timesofoman Saturday, July 25, 2020 3:14:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed explained : “The lockdown means that institutions shall use the employees inside the governorate to carry out their tasks in the same governorate,” External link

timesofoman Saturday, July 25, 2020 3:14:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “But we are doctors. We can’t run away. Yet, I shut my OPD this evening as I was exhausted,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, July 23, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “This is a welcome and significantly positive milestone, and reflects the efforts made by countries to protect their populations during these very challenging times,” External link

guardian-ng Monday, July 20, 2020 7:34:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Countries in the Region are fully committed to containing transmission and saving lives. Despite the increasing numbers of cases reported, there are proven measures that work: strong government leadership and informed communities are essential to controlling disease spread, and also promoting recovery of patients. By now, we all know what needs to be done to turn around the course of this pandemic. As research for vaccines and treatment continues, this landmark milestone of one million recovered cases in our Region should give us all even more determination and drive to succeed,” External link

guardian-ng Monday, July 20, 2020 7:34:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “WHO was concerned about the health of the vulnerable population in Ninewa and in other conflict-affected areas who are still living in difficult conditions,” External link

reliefWeb Monday, July 20, 2020 6:29:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “During the current COVID-19 pandemic, the mobile clinics have became increasingly important in providing primary health care services in areas under recovery,” External link

reliefWeb Monday, July 20, 2020 6:29:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “This is a welcome and significantly positive milestone, and reflects the efforts made by countries to protect their populations during these very challenging times,” External link

AfricaNews-English Monday, July 20, 2020 2:48:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Countries in the Region are fully committed to containing transmission and saving lives. Despite the increasing numbers of cases reported, there are proven measures that work: strong government leadership and informed communities are essential to controlling disease spread, and also promoting recovery of patients. By now, we all know what needs to be done to turn around the course of this pandemic. As research for vaccines and treatment continues, this landmark milestone of one million recovered cases in our Region should give us all even more determination and drive to succeed,” External link

AfricaNews-English Monday, July 20, 2020 2:48:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “This approach will help us identify the challenges in STEM education, and subsequently develop and design pedagogy that addresses development of STEM learning at K12 level. We also aim to apply and implement new technology designs to promote STEM education and propose sustainable development strategies,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, July 20, 2020 11:22:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “This is a welcome and significantly positive milestone, and reflects the efforts made by countries to protect their populations during these very challenging times,” External link

reliefWeb Monday, July 20, 2020 12:04:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Countries in the Region are fully committed to containing transmission and saving lives. Despite the increasing numbers of cases reported, there are proven measures that work: strong government leadership and informed communities are essential to controlling disease spread, and also promoting recovery of patients. By now, we all know what needs to be done to turn around the course of this pandemic. As research for vaccines and treatment continues, this landmark milestone of one million recovered cases in our Region should give us all even more determination and drive to succeed,” External link

reliefWeb Monday, July 20, 2020 12:04:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “The testing would act as a back-up warning system that someone on a flight or a ship had the virus. This is especially useful if we want to start to allow tourists back into Australia,” External link

theage Thursday, July 16, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “We are grateful to the leadership of Lake Zurich District 95 for assuring proper health screenings were done at their athletic camps last week, because those measures helped identify this cluster of COVID-19 cases,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 16, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Our lives are very interconnected and this virus spreads very easily from person to person,” “Even if you personally aren’t at a high risk of severe illness, you need to consider that every person you interact with may have someone close to them who is vulnerable. Please, do your part to protect your health and also look out for others. Take the risks seriously so your actions don’t result in someone else’s hospitalization or death” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 16, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “We are grateful to the leadership of Lake Zurich District 95 for assuring proper health screenings were done at their athletic camps last week, because those measures helped identify this cluster of COVID-19 cases,” External link

ABCnews Thursday, July 16, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Our lives are very interconnected and this virus spreads very easily from person to person,” “Even if you personally aren’t at a high risk of severe illness, you need to consider that every person you interact with may have someone close to them who is vulnerable. Please, do your part to protect your health and also look out for others. Take the risks seriously so your actions don’t result in someone else’s hospitalization or death” External link

ABCnews Thursday, July 16, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “We are grateful to the leadership of Lake Zurich District 95 for assuring proper health screenings were done at their athletic camps last week, because those measures helped identify this cluster of COVID-19 cases,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 16, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Our lives are very interconnected and this virus spreads very easily from person to person,” “Even if you personally aren’t at a high risk of severe illness, you need to consider that every person you interact with may have someone close to them who is vulnerable. Please, do your part to protect your health and also look out for others. Take the risks seriously so your actions don’t result in someone else’s hospitalization or death” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 16, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “If a child is ill, ideally you would test them and keep them out if they’re positive, and then do the contract tracing in that classroom,” “That’s going to be a lot of work, but that’s the best way to make sure there is no further spread” External link

wbtv Thursday, July 16, 2020 12:46:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “We are grateful to the leadership of Lake Zurich District 95 for assuring proper health screenings were done at their athletic camps last week, because those measures helped identify this cluster of COVID-19 cases,” External link

ABCnews Wednesday, July 15, 2020 8:48:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Our lives are very interconnected and this virus spreads very easily from person to person,” “Even if you personally aren’t at a high risk of severe illness, you need to consider that every person you interact with may have someone close to them who is vulnerable. Please, do your part to protect your health and also look out for others. Take the risks seriously so your actions don’t result in someone else’s hospitalization or death” External link

ABCnews Wednesday, July 15, 2020 8:48:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “We are grateful to the leadership of Lake Zurich District 95 for assuring proper health screenings were done at their athletic camps last week, because those measures helped identify this cluster of COVID-19 cases,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, July 15, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Our lives are very interconnected and this virus spreads very easily from person to person,” “Even if you personally aren’t at a high risk of severe illness, you need to consider that every person you interact with may have someone close to them who is vulnerable. Please, do your part to protect your health and also look out for others. Take the risks seriously so your actions don’t result in someone else’s hospitalization or death” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, July 15, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “We are grateful to the leadership of Lake Zurich District 95 for assuring proper health screenings were done at their athletic camps last week, because those measures helped identify this cluster of COVID-19 cases,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, July 15, 2020 6:38:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Our lives are very interconnected and this virus spreads very easily from person to person,” “Even if you personally aren’t at a high risk of severe illness, you need to consider that every person you interact with may have someone close to them who is vulnerable. Please, do your part to protect your health and also look out for others. Take the risks seriously so your actions don’t result in someone else’s hospitalization or death” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, July 15, 2020 6:38:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “I would like to express my condolences to family and on behalf of our team and the entire staff at WECHU,” External link

barrie Wednesday, July 15, 2020 6:13:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “We are grateful to the leadership of Lake Zurich District 95 for assuring proper health screenings were done at their athletic camps last week, because those measures helped identify this cluster of COVID-19 cases,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, July 15, 2020 12:54:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Our lives are very interconnected and this virus spreads very easily from person to person,” “Even if you personally aren’t at a high risk of severe illness, you need to consider that every person you interact with may have someone close to them who is vulnerable. Please, do your part to protect your health and also look out for others. Take the risks seriously so your actions don’t result in someone else’s hospitalization or death” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, July 15, 2020 12:54:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "The biggest challenge, what we have been identifying right from the beginning of this pandemic, especially in these workers, is the living arrangements and the accommodations that these workers live in," External link

CBC Tuesday, July 14, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "The biggest challenge, what we have been identifying right from the beginning of this pandemic, especially in these workers, is the living arrangements and the accommodations that these workers live in," External link

CBC Friday, July 10, 2020 7:29:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Communities across the continent have a crucial role to play in controlling the pandemic, especially as countries begin easing lockdowns and opening up their borders,” External link

independent-UG Thursday, July 9, 2020 12:40:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "Communities across the continent have a crucial role to play in controlling the pandemic, especially as countries begin easing lockdowns and opening up their borders," External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, July 8, 2020 4:35:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Babies with Vein of Galen Malformation normally develop the condition during the first trimester of pregnancy. It results in abnormal arteries that connect directly into the precursor of the Vein of Galen instead of connecting with capillaries. This leads to extra pressure in the vein. It can bleed or dilate to prevent the drainage of the fluids inside the brain or cause a rush of blood towards the heart and lungs, causing extreme pressure on the right side of the heart, leading to congestive heart failure,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Tuesday, July 7, 2020 2:34:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed explained : “If not diagnosed and treated early, VOGM can cause delayed mental development and is potentially life-threatening. The condition is rare and at Hamad General Hospital we have performed only five or six operations of this type in the past five years. For this baby, our team used a procedure known as endovascular catheter embolization. This involved the insertion of a micro-catheter into an artery in the groin. The micro-catheter was guided up to the brain and a glue-like substance was injected into the shunt sites to close them without affecting the arteries or veins of the brain. Usually, this is done in two or three sessions to avoid a sudden change in the hemodynamics of the brain,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Tuesday, July 7, 2020 2:34:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “The teams at both HMC and Sidra Medicine are delighted with the outcome of this complex endovascular procedure. This procedure had a set of unique risks and the successful outcome in managing this rare, life-threatening vascular malformation is the result of continuous scientific collaboration between Hamad General Hospital and Sidra Medicine teams,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Tuesday, July 7, 2020 2:34:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “I would like to thank everyone who has been involved in helping to provide a healthy physical and mental life for this young baby boy and wish him and his family the best of health for the future,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Tuesday, July 7, 2020 2:34:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed wrote : “The government says that everything is fine and under control,” External link

middleeastmonitor Monday, July 6, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "At the same time these containment measures have caused devastating side effects to the psycho-social and economic aspects of normal life. The biggest problem is the loss of earnings directly associated with restrictions on movements of people from counties to and fro from Nairobi cosmopolitan and Mombasa," External link

thestarkenya Monday, July 6, 2020 1:17:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Penalties deterred many, but we are still studying ways of accentuating and escalating them against offenders and non-abiding individuals,” External link

timesofoman Saturday, July 4, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “The conversation and partnership is ongoing to ensure that we have all these accommodations secured and I keep these individuals isolated from the rest of the population to prevent any risk of spread in the community,” External link

barrie Friday, July 3, 2020 6:47:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “We are all working together for the same cause, for the safety and well-being of the workers and also safely limiting the spread of COVID-19 in the population,” External link

barrie Friday, July 3, 2020 6:47:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed added : "Considering the high sensitivity and specificity of the assay we use that has been confirmed at 100 per cent clinical sensitivity and 100 per cent clinical specificity, it is not surprising that cases of detected viral RNA at our lab end up being called negative with other assays, particularly for those with low viral loads representing late stages of infection that other labs can miss," External link

BBCMonitoring Friday, July 3, 2020 2:04:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “It is imperative that we stop the transmission of COVID-19 in this farm and our agricultural sector,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, July 3, 2020 5:53:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Easing of lockdowns does not mean easing of the response or easing of social responsibilities,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Thursday, July 2, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Governments must aggressively scale up the proven public health measures that we know control the spread of the virus detection, testing, isolation, treatment and contact tracing now more than ever before. As airports and border crossing open gradually, governments must continue to apply precautionary measures by enhancing surveillance at points of entries,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Thursday, July 2, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “It is very important to limit the spread of the virus after lifting the restrictions,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Thursday, July 2, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Every case requires a good case and contact management,” External link

barrie Monday, June 29, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed says : “What we are dealing with is unprecedented,” External link

barrie Monday, June 29, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “All of the support that we’re getting would be focused and dedicated to the case and contact management of all these additional workers,” “Recognizing that following up with the more than 160, 170 cases in the two days that we have seen it is unmanageable by any single agency or any other public health unit” External link

barrie Monday, June 29, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “The assessment, whether this person is a current case, active case, infectious, non-infectious, symptomatic, symptomatic and part of that is expanding the circle to link all these cases to the exposure,” “It does require a little bit more deeper analysis of everything that’s happening” External link

barrie Monday, June 29, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed says : “Generally, in Egypt, there are no such initiatives that document medical experiences during crises and catalogue them to serve as a reference,” External link

madamasr Monday, June 29, 2020 3:04:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "This is a very concerning milestone. As shops, restaurants, mosques, businesses, airports and other public places begin to open up, we need to be more vigilant and cautious than ever before. One million people have been infected, tens of thousands have died, and many more are still at risk in our Region. We cannot relax our efforts. In fact, many countries lifting restrictions are seeing marked increases in cases, which signifies the need to accelerate public health response measures. Communities must remain vigilant and play a key role in keeping themselves and their countries safe," External link

tradearabia Monday, June 29, 2020 10:03:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "Sadly, we cannot behave as if the situation will go 'back to normal.' In the coming period, we need to see a shift in attitudes and actions," External link

tradearabia Monday, June 29, 2020 10:03:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed says : “This is a very concerning milestone. As shops, restaurants, mosques, businesses, airports and other public places begin to open up, we need to be more vigilant and cautious than ever before. One million people have been infected, tens of thousands have died, and many more are still at risk in our Region. We cannot relax our efforts. In fact, many countries lifting restrictions are seeing marked increases in cases, which signifies the need to accelerate public health response measures. Communities must remain vigilant and play a key role in keeping themselves and their countries safe,” External link

guardian-ng Monday, June 29, 2020 9:27:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Sadly, we cannot behave as if the situation will go 'back to normal.' In the coming period, we need to see a shift in attitudes and actions,” External link

guardian-ng Monday, June 29, 2020 9:27:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed says : “This is a very concerning milestone. As shops, restaurants, mosques, businesses, airports and other public places begin to open up, we need to be more vigilant and cautious than ever before. One million people have been infected, tens of thousands have died, and many more are still at risk in our Region. We cannot relax our efforts. In fact, many countries lifting restrictions are seeing marked increases in cases, which signifies the need to accelerate public health response measures. Communities must remain vigilant and play a key role in keeping themselves and their countries safe,” External link

AfricaNews-English Monday, June 29, 2020 8:33:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Sadly, we cannot behave as if the situation will go 'back to normal.' In the coming period, we need to see a shift in attitudes and actions,” External link

AfricaNews-English Monday, June 29, 2020 8:33:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed says : “This is a very concerning milestone. As shops, restaurants, mosques, businesses, airports and other public places begin to open up, we need to be more vigilant and cautious than ever before. One million people have been infected, tens of thousands have died, and many more are still at risk in our Region. We cannot relax our efforts. In fact, many countries lifting restrictions are seeing marked increases in cases, which signifies the need to accelerate public health response measures. Communities must remain vigilant and play a key role in keeping themselves and their countries safe,” External link

guardian-ng Monday, June 29, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Sadly, we cannot behave as if the situation will go 'back to normal.' In the coming period, we need to see a shift in attitudes and actions,” External link

guardian-ng Monday, June 29, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed says : "This is a very concerning milestone. As shops, restaurants, mosques, businesses, airports and other public places begin to open up, we need to be more vigilant and cautious than ever before. One million people have been infected, tens of thousands have died, and many more are still at risk in our Region. We cannot relax our efforts. In fact, many countries lifting restrictions are seeing marked increases in cases, which signifies the need to accelerate public health response measures. Communities must remain vigilant and play a key role in keeping themselves and their countries safe," External link

reliefWeb Sunday, June 28, 2020 9:39:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "Sadly, we cannot behave as if the situation will go 'back to normal.' In the coming period, we need to see a shift in attitudes and actions," External link

reliefWeb Sunday, June 28, 2020 9:39:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed says : "This is a very concerning milestone. As shops, restaurants, mosques, businesses, airports and other public places begin to open up, we need to be more vigilant and cautious than ever before. One million people have been infected, tens of thousands have died, and many more are still at risk in our Region. We cannot relax our efforts. In fact, many countries lifting restrictions are seeing marked increases in cases, which signifies the need to accelerate public health response measures. Communities must remain vigilant and play a key role in keeping themselves and their countries safe," External link

africa-newsroom Sunday, June 28, 2020 9:12:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "Sadly, we cannot behave as if the situation will go 'back to normal.' In the coming period, we need to see a shift in attitudes and actions," External link

africa-newsroom Sunday, June 28, 2020 9:12:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed added : “In the meantime, there is no evidence that the re-opening of the first, second or third set of activities has had any direct role in increasing COVID-19-positive cases,” External link

timesofoman Saturday, June 27, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed says : “When we’re seeing spread is when the masks are off and they’re eating together and the masks are off, so even if you’re outside you’ve got to be 6 feet apart,” External link

wcnc Saturday, June 27, 2020 1:56:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “This increases the number of people inside the house, where its nearly impossible to keep a social distance from each other, also not wearing masks inside,” External link

wcnc Saturday, June 27, 2020 1:56:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed added : “We have conducted about 172,000 Covid-19 tests nationwide since the beginning of the pandemic. 438 cases were registered in Dhofar Governorate as of yesterday. Of these, 102 are Omanis, and 336 are non-Omanis. A total of 80 residents are in institutional isolation in Salalah Al-Wusta,” External link

omanobserver-om Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "The concern on MS is not the number of people afflicted by the disease but it is the most common cause of permanent disability in youngsters. These are the people who are just out of the college...or just started doing a job...or just got married...and this disease can make them disabled," External link

emirates247 Tuesday, June 23, 2020 9:15:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed concludes : “Being able to use a smartwatch to track, say, blood glucose or blood pressure responses to specific foods and beverages throughout the day will enable healthcare providers and consumers alike to truly understand and target individual health responses,” External link

nutritioninsight Monday, June 22, 2020 5:17:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “They will continue doing classes from home until the pandemic ends” External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, June 16, 2020 8:59:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “They will continue doing classes from home until the pandemic ends” External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, June 16, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "The plans focus on providing the schools with all the facilities needed to enhance the educational experience," External link

thenational Tuesday, June 16, 2020 7:35:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed says : “As much as you want to show your solidarity, your concern, do it in a safe way,” External link

barrie Friday, June 5, 2020 1:51:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "Kenya and other African countries knew the severity of what they were about to face and responded really quickly because they learnt from Ebola and the others that if you delay, you will not catch up," External link

allafrica Monday, June 1, 2020 11:17:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed says : “One of the difficulties with what we’re seeing in the data now is that the resurgence in the GTA may have contaminated elsewhere in the province,” External link

simcoe Wednesday, May 27, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “If the province comes out and says everything is now open, and we as medical officers of health say that doesn’t seem right, I think there’s a huge risk in my community, I don’t want us to open — basically the legislation allows me in my jurisdiction, in my area to say we’re not opening,” “I know that doesn’t happen that frequently, but it does” External link

simcoe Wednesday, May 27, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed says : “One of the difficulties with what we’re seeing in the data now is that the resurgence in the GTA may have contaminated elsewhere in the province,” External link

simcoe Wednesday, May 27, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed says : “Obviously I cannot go back and undo what the province is recommending,” “If the province is saying that the gathering that you can have is five people, I cannot go back and say no, let’s just make it for 50. I cannot do that. But I can be more restrictive in nature” External link

simcoe Wednesday, May 27, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “If the province comes out and says everything is now open, and we as medical officers of health say that doesn’t seem right, I think there’s a huge risk in my community, I don’t want us to open — basically the legislation allows me in my jurisdiction, in my area to say we’re not opening,” “I know that doesn’t happen that frequently, but it does” External link

simcoe Wednesday, May 27, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed says : “It gives us something to hold on to,” External link

simcoe Wednesday, May 27, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed says : “We felt that there were a lot of decisions being made which are based on the popular opinion, rather than actual evidence-based,” “I felt it, I communicated it with some of my colleagues, and some of my colleagues also agreed that it’s about time we go back to what we normally do, in terms of our expertise and taking control of our issues, which is important. We should be the ones to make some of those decisions to protect the community” External link

simcoe Wednesday, May 27, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed says : “It gives us something to hold on to,” External link

simcoe Wednesday, May 27, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed says : “Obviously I cannot go back and undo what the province is recommending,” “If the province is saying that the gathering that you can have is five people, I cannot go back and say no, let’s just make it for 50. I cannot do that. But I can be more restrictive in nature” External link

simcoe Wednesday, May 27, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "It is making stars at a rate 50 times greater than the Milky Way," External link

irishsun Tuesday, May 26, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed says : "I think the incidence is largely contained, the curve is flattening, at a cost to the economy," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, May 26, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "It is making stars at a rate 50 times greater than the Milky Way," External link

sciencedaily Monday, May 25, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "It is making stars at a rate 50 times greater than the Milky Way," External link

eurekalert Monday, May 25, 2020 7:04:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "It is making stars at a rate 50 times greater than the Milky Way," External link

phys Monday, May 25, 2020 6:51:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "We must build on those national gains that have been achieved and promote more of those ports," External link

timesofoman Monday, May 25, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Testing as many people as possible and protecting health workers who come into contact with suspected and confirmed cases are crucial aspects of this response. Despite global shortages, we are working hard to prioritize the delivery of testing kits and personal protective equipment to low- and middle-income countries that have the most vulnerable populations, based on the number of cases reported,” External link

sarajevotimes Saturday, May 23, 2020 1:12:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Testing as many people as possible and protecting health workers who come into contact with suspected and confirmed cases are crucial aspects of this response. Despite global shortages, we are working hard to prioritize the delivery of testing kits and personal protective equipment to low- and middle-income countries that have the most vulnerable populations, based on the number of cases reported,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, May 22, 2020 9:38:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “There are no approved vaccines or medicine for COVID-19, but patients can receive medical care to relieve their symptoms. While most COVID-19 patients in Qatar experience only mild symptoms, some do require additional levels of care and support,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, May 18, 2020 12:36:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “The plasma therapy is showing promise as a treatment for COVID-19. It is also called convalescent plasma treatment and requires blood plasma donations from people who have recovered from COVID-19. We have started using plasma treatment at the Communicable Disease Center using plasma from patients who have recovered from COVID-19,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, May 18, 2020 12:36:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “The ECMO technology can oxygenate a severely sick COVID-19 pneumonia patient’s blood without the need to transfer the oxygen through fluid-filled lungs. ECMO replaces the function of the lung like the dialysis function for a kidney,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, May 18, 2020 12:36:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed added : “I’ve added two screenshots from his CV which show the blatant falsehood whereby he claims having published with my colleague Dr Charles Mwangi Wahome who doesn’t even know him, and also claims he supervised MMed dissertations of my two other colleagues Dr Joseph Sumba and Dr Marijani Msafiri, yet those two pathologists qualified over a decade ago,” External link

samoaobserver Monday, May 18, 2020 6:26:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "Fever for five days, they have red eyes or swollen hands that are red, or lips that are cracked or peeling, or swollen lymph glands," External link

wcnc Saturday, May 16, 2020 4:15:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "As we don't have any available vaccine for Covid-19 and the effectiveness of treatment is still not proven, the only way to help yourself in such pandemic is not to catch the infection. The coronavirus can be contracted from asymptomatic people who can spread it in the community unknowingly. Therefore, to stay at home and to go out for just necessities has proved to be a very effective protocol in protecting people and containing the disease," External link

khaleejtimes Friday, May 15, 2020 3:07:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “We’re seeing a subset of these children with a severe disease that affects multiple organs,” External link

wcnc Thursday, May 14, 2020 5:55:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “So these kids will have fever for five days, red eyes, or swollen hands that are red, lips that are affected that are cracked and peeling, a rash, or a swollen lymph gland,” External link

wcnc Thursday, May 14, 2020 5:55:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “At this point, we’re being a little more vigilant in looking for that, these reports have been going on since early March,” External link

wcnc Thursday, May 14, 2020 5:55:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said ( about Dr Ahmed ) : "Sometimes antibodies are formed in the body because of previous infection of other strains of coronavirus that are not necessarily Covid-19. And this may give you appositive result for the virus, which may not be Covid-19. To avoid this confusion, the DHA has banned the use of the test as it can give you a false negative or positive result for Covid-19. Elaborating on the current and the most effective process of doing the Covid-19 test, Dr Ahmed said: " External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, May 13, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed noted : "In facing the new situation, the Acute Care Surgery team continues providing our patients with the highest quality of care according to international standards," External link

gulf-times Monday, May 11, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “This virus respects no bordersit targets everyone, regardless of race, political affiliation or geographical location. There is absolutely no evidence that one group of people is more responsible for its transmission than another. There are, however, groups of people who are more vulnerable as a result of having pre-existing medical conditions and/or limited access to care, especially in emergency settings. It is our collective duty to prioritize and protect these groups. This is a global pandemic, and the only way to fight it is do so together. No one is safe until everyone is safe,” External link

reliefWeb Monday, May 11, 2020 2:30:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “At the very start of the Covid-19 outbreak in Qatar, HMC put together a proactive plan to significantly expand hospital capacity. The plan ensured we had the resources in place to respond to Covid-19 cases while also continuing to deliver essential services in a way that protected both patients and healthcare staff,” External link

gulf-times Saturday, May 9, 2020 12:03:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed added : “Responding effectively to the Covid-19 crisis was, and is, essential, but it is also essential that we continued to provide core healthcare services. We placed a lot of focus on keeping vulnerable patients out of the hospital. This not only helped protect them from the risk of acquiring the coronavirus but it also helped ease the burden on some of our regular services which in turn allowed us to free up hospital beds and create additional capacity, should it be required to care for severely ill Covid-19 patients,” External link

gulf-times Saturday, May 9, 2020 12:03:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “To date, our ICUs have cared for around 300 Covid-19 patients. We have created and implemented a strategy that is allowing us to ensure the right care is available at the right time and place,” External link

gulf-times Saturday, May 9, 2020 12:03:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said ( about Ras Laffan ) : “By designating HMGH, The Cuban Hospital, the Communicable Disease Center, Mesaieed Hospital, and Ras Laffan Hospital as dedicated Covid-19 treatment facilities we can keep the majority of coronavirus patients in a small number of locations. This ensures there is dedicated, specially trained staff and equipment available to these patients while also helping to ensure patients who require non-Covid-19 care can access that care more safely in a non-Covid-19 hospital or clinic,” External link

gulf-times Saturday, May 9, 2020 12:03:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed added : “Qatar has sufficient healthcare facilities and staff to cope with the current number of Covid-19 patients who require intensive treatment and advanced respiratory support, and we are prepared if the number of patients rises. Covid-19 patients in Qatar receive world-class care from experienced, highly qualified medical, nursing, and allied healthcare professionals but this is not an excuse for people to become complacent or worse to act recklessly or thoughtlessly. We must all continue working together to stop the spread of this virus and to ensure that our most vulnerable members of society are protected. I cannot stress enough the importance of adhering to infection prevention measures, which include social distancings,” External link

gulf-times Saturday, May 9, 2020 12:03:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed added : “Qatar has sufficient healthcare facilities and staff to cope with the current number of COVID-19 patients who require intensive treatment and advanced respiratory support, and we are prepared if the number of patients rises. COVID-19 patients in Qatar receive world-class care from experienced, highly qualified medical, nursing, and allied healthcare professionals but this is not an excuse for people to become complacent or worse to act recklessly or thoughtlessly. We must all continue working together to stop the spread of this virus and to ensure that our most vulnerable members of society are protected. I cannot stress enough the importance of adhering to infection prevention measures, which include social distancing,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Saturday, May 9, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed stated : “Future projects in this area are needed, and they are certainly in my research agenda for MSc student candidates at CPH,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Saturday, May 9, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "The prevailing view has been that cells in the hippocampus keep up a level of persistent activity to associate such events," External link

sciencedaily Friday, May 8, 2020 10:32:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "With this approach, we could mimic, albeit in a simpler way, the process our own brains undergo when we learn to connect two events," External link

sciencedaily Friday, May 8, 2020 10:32:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "We were happy to see that the brain doesn't maintain ongoing activity over all these seconds because, metabolically, that's not the most efficient way to store information," External link

sciencedaily Friday, May 8, 2020 10:32:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "While our study does not explicitly model the clinical syndromes of either of these disorders, it can be immensely informative," External link

sciencedaily Friday, May 8, 2020 10:32:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "The prevailing view has been that cells in the hippocampus keep up a level of persistent activity to associate such events," External link

medicalxpress Friday, May 8, 2020 6:55:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "With this approach, we could mimic, albeit in a simpler way, the process our own brains undergo when we learn to connect two events," External link

medicalxpress Friday, May 8, 2020 6:55:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "We were happy to see that the brain doesn't maintain ongoing activity over all these seconds because, metabolically, that's not the most efficient way to store information," External link

medicalxpress Friday, May 8, 2020 6:55:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "While our study does not explicitly model the clinical syndromes of either of these disorders, it can be immensely informative," External link

medicalxpress Friday, May 8, 2020 6:55:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "People should not focus too much on daily fluctuations in the numbers. Instead, we need to look at the general trend over a sustained period of time," External link

gulf-times Friday, May 8, 2020 5:56:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed added : "The rise in positive cases in tandem with the rise in the number of tests confirms that we have been under-testing and likely there are many more people with the disease than the ones reported," External link

BBCMonitoring Wednesday, May 6, 2020 2:05:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed added : "The rise in positive cases in tandem with the rise in the number of tests confirms that we have been under-testing and likely there are many more people with the disease than the ones reported," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, May 6, 2020 11:01:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said ( about Hamza Ali ) : "We tried to extubate Hamza a few times after his surgery, but he had a hard time breathing by himself. We had to connect him to an ECMO machine, and it kept him alive for a few weeks," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 5, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "Thanks to the wise leadership, the UAE has always supported scientific research activities meeting global standards at Khalifa University, in order to achieve the most innovative solutions, while initiating appropriate measures to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Through this research, Khalifa University aims to establish a monitoring system for COVID-19 in municipal wastewater streams, linking it with simulation models developed for predicting and controlling the spread of the pandemic, together with the health authorities," External link

emirates247 Monday, May 4, 2020 2:55:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "Thanks to the wise leadership, the UAE has always supported scientific research activities meeting global standards at Khalifa University, in order to achieve the most innovative solutions, while initiating appropriate measures to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Through this research, Khalifa University aims to establish a monitoring system for COVID-19 in municipal wastewater streams, linking it with simulation models developed for predicting and controlling the spread of the pandemic, together with the health authorities," External link

wam-en Sunday, May 3, 2020 6:05:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Through this research, Khalifa University aims to establish a surveillance system for Covid-19 in municipal wastewater streams, linking it with simulation models developed for predicting and controlling the spread of the pandemic, together with the health authorities,” External link

thenational Sunday, May 3, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Combating COVID-19 has become a primary global concern, and we act out of our conviction that strengthening the efforts of other countries to contain the virus is a pressing necessity,” External link

thehindu Saturday, May 2, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Combating COVID-19 has become a primary global concern, and we act out of our conviction that strengthening the efforts of other countries to contain the virus is a pressing necessity,” External link

Hindu Saturday, May 2, 2020 8:42:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed says ( about Ahmad Ramadan ) : “In sharing what I have during Ramadan, I feel more like a human being,” External link

csmonitor Thursday, April 30, 2020 7:42:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Late last month, Hazm Mebaireek General Hospital was designated as a dedicated Covid-19 treatment centre due to its state-of-the-art facilities, which allowed us to quickly convert it into a hospital able to provide the highest level of care to critically ill Covid-19 patients,” External link

gulf-times Thursday, April 30, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed added : “Because of the thoughtful actions and early defensive steps taken by Qatar’s leadership, it is unlikely that we will see the very high numbers of deaths they are seeing in other regions of the world. However, the public must remember this is a very serious virus; it can be fatal. We must continue to adhere to infection prevention measures, which include social distancing. While we are fully prepared to care for the sickest patients, we need to continue working together to ensure that our hospital system, and specifically our ICUs, are not overwhelmed. The horrific scenarios we have seen around the globe need not apply here, but we must all work together to stop the spread of this virus,” External link

gulf-times Thursday, April 30, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "Utilisation of NGS with COVID-19 pandemic by African institutions will facilitate the rapid and accurate identification of transmission pathways within and between populations and provide information on the probable source," External link

finanznachrichten-en Tuesday, April 28, 2020 4:36:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "NGS enables countries to understand how the virus is introduced and spread, as well as perform contact tracing, design control measures, and monitor how the virus is evolving in ways that may affect pathogenicity, or the performance of diagnostics or therapies," External link

finanznachrichten-en Tuesday, April 28, 2020 4:36:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "Utilisation of NGS with COVID-19 pandemic by African institutions will facilitate the rapid and accurate identification of transmission pathways within and between populations and provide information on the probable source," External link

afp-en Tuesday, April 28, 2020 4:00:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "NGS enables countries to understand how the virus is introduced and spread, as well as perform contact tracing, design control measures, and monitor how the virus is evolving in ways that may affect pathogenicity, or the performance of diagnostics or therapies," External link

afp-en Tuesday, April 28, 2020 4:00:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “It is critical to provide access to next generation sequencing (NGS) technology throughout the world to drive a global response that will be effective in supporting SARS-CoV-2 control efforts and, ultimately, help improve human health. This donation will enable countries across Africa to deeply understand the circulating virus at scale, thus providing equitable access to important technology that can be used to help protect the health of the African population, and in turn, the world,” External link

africa-newsroom Monday, April 27, 2020 9:24:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “I would never have imagined, as a virologist of 31 years of experience, that the world would see such a devastating, fast-replicating and evolving virus as we are seeing with the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Access to this advanced technology will facilitate early detection and response and strengthen capacity in Africa to fight such a deadly virus with speed,” External link

africa-newsroom Monday, April 27, 2020 9:24:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Using NGS in the COVID-19 pandemic response will facilitate rapid and accurate identification of transmission pathways within and between populations. This donation will support Africa CDC’s programme to strengthening NGS capacity of public health institutions in Africa to better respond to the current and future disease threats,” External link

africa-newsroom Monday, April 27, 2020 9:24:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “NGS will enable countries to understand how the virus is introduced, and by comparing the genomes of viral strains from different SARS-CoV-2 samples, public health officials can know how they spread through the population. This information can help direct mitigation and control measures, and eventually support efforts to re-open borders and lessen restrictions when the outbreak subsides,” External link

africa-newsroom Monday, April 27, 2020 9:24:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "Food security must stay at the forefront of our decisions and actions," "As the weather begins to turn, our gardens offer and opportunity to engage with the outdoors, learn and be physically active" External link

CBC Sunday, April 26, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "This is by far the largest single shipment of supplies since the start of the pandemic, and we will ensure that people living in countries with some of the weakest health systems are able to get tested and treated," External link

npr Sunday, April 26, 2020 2:49:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “With safe and potent vaccines available, no child should die or fall sick from diseases that can be prevented by those vaccines,” External link

reliefWeb Saturday, April 25, 2020 4:52:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Immunization is one of the essential health services that should be maintained and prioritized during the COVID-19 pandemic,” External link

reliefWeb Saturday, April 25, 2020 4:52:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Qatar took adequate measures to curb the spread of coronavirus and provided proper treatments and health services to the infected people,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Thursday, April 23, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Thanks to the Government of the United Arab Emirates for its generous support of this operation, WHO’s regional logistics hub in Dubai has played a key role in making sure these supplies are prepared and shipped to where they are most needed. This is by far the largest single shipment of supplies since the start of the pandemic, and will ensure that people living in countries with some of the weakest heaths systems are able to get test and treated, while ensuring that health workers on the frontlines are properly protected,” External link

clubofmozambique Sunday, April 19, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “It’s not about saying, ‘Just stop everything and we shouldn’t provide any service,’” “It’s about how do we minimize the risk” External link

nytimes Saturday, April 18, 2020 5:03:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “During the peak of the coronavirus outbreak, we expect 500 cases a day of which 150 likely to require intensive care. Social distancing is the only way to contain this pandemic,” External link

omanobserver-om Friday, April 17, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "Thanks to the Government of the United Arab Emirates for its generous support of this operation. WHO’s regional logistics hub in Dubai has played a key role in making sure these supplies are prepared and shipped to where they are most needed. This is by far the largest single shipment of supplies since the start of the pandemic, and will ensure that people living in countries with some of the weakest heaths systems are able to get test and treated, while ensuring that health workers on the frontlines are properly protected," External link

timesofoman Wednesday, April 15, 2020 7:31:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Africa CDC is delighted to work with the UNDP to implement the joint continental strategy for the COVID-19 outbreak,” External link

moroccoworldnews Wednesday, April 15, 2020 3:13:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Thanks to the government of the United Arab Emirates for its generous support of this operation. WHO’s regional logistics hub in Dubai has played a key role in making sure these supplies are prepared and shipped to where they are most needed,” External link

arabnews Wednesday, April 15, 2020 12:55:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "Thanks to the Government of the United Arab Emirates for its generous support of this operation. WHO’s regional logistics hub in Dubai has played a key role in making sure these supplies are prepared and shipped to where they are most needed. This is by far the largest single shipment of supplies since the start of the pandemic, and will ensure that people living in countries with some of the weakest heaths systems are able to get test and treated, while ensuring that health workers on the frontlines are properly protected," External link

wam-en Wednesday, April 15, 2020 1:14:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Thanks to the Government of the United Arab Emirates for its generous support of this operation, WHO ’s regional logistics hub in Dubai has played a key role in making sure these supplies are prepared and shipped to where they are most needed. This is by far the largest single shipment of supplies since the start of the pandemic, and will ensure that people living in countries with some of the weakest heaths systems are able to get test and treated, while ensuring that health workers on the frontlines are properly protected,” External link

AfricaNews-English Tuesday, April 14, 2020 3:42:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed added : “When the world eventually begins to recover from the dual impact of the coronavirus pandemic and oil price fluctuations, we will most likely see changes in the region,” External link

AfricaNews-English Tuesday, April 14, 2020 2:19:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed added : “When the world eventually begins to recover from the dual impact of the coronavirus pandemic and oil price fluctuations, we will most likely see changes in the region,” External link

tradearabia Tuesday, April 14, 2020 12:51:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “The cases are increasing, and we have not reached the peak,” External link

alarabiya-en Sunday, April 12, 2020 11:19:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Although we have separate blocks for COVID-19 and other cases and are managing it as per protocol, patients are not willing to get admitted even if it is required,” External link

thehindu Sunday, April 12, 2020 9:35:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “The cases are increasing, and we have not reached the peak,” External link

alarabiya-en Sunday, April 12, 2020 1:10:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “We will begin to expand the examination on Friday (April 10) in Muttrah for more expats, as our idea is to focus on people and not their nationalities” External link

omanobserver-om Saturday, April 11, 2020 10:43:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed écrit : "Notre chère patrie traverse une grave épreuve imposée par la propagation de la pandémie du nouveau Coronavirus que les pouvoirs publics s'emploient à tous les niveaux à gérer avec sagesse et responsabilité avec les capacités humaines et matérielles disponibles" External link

aps-dz Sunday, March 29, 2020 7:45:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed souligné : "Dans notre région, nous avons l'habitude de travailler avec les parlementaires pour obtenir de meilleurs résultats en matière de santé. Le Bureau régional de l'OMS a établi des partenariats pour diverses priorités sanitaires, notamment la santé génésique et infantile, la sécurité routière et la lutte antitabac" External link

french.china.org.cn Wednesday, June 26, 2019 10:29:00 PM EAT



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Ahmed Amin wrote ( about Dr Ahmed ) : "8 August marks the death anniversary of Dr Refaat. The myth of the Godfather [Tawfik] who was never a mere imagination. He was a real friend for a whole generation," External link

ahram-EN Sunday, August 9, 2020 7:07:00 PM EAT

Cameron Durrant stated ( about Dr Ahmed ) : "We are pleased that both Dr. Chappell and Mr. Tousley, who have previously operated in interim capacities with the Company, have joined us as full-time members of the Humanigen team," External link

finanznachrichten-en Tuesday, July 7, 2020 2:17:00 PM EAT

Cameron Durrant concluded ( about Dr Ahmed ) : "Their appointment, along with Dr. Ahmed's promotion, provides us with continuity and ongoing scientific and operational bench strength as we move the company forward. Filling these key leadership roles with proven executives who are highly regarded within the biotechnology sector, and who have been deeply involved with the strategic direction of our company, is a next step in our plan to rapidly grow into an organization committed to bringing important therapies to patients around the globe," External link

finanznachrichten-en Tuesday, July 7, 2020 2:17:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said ( about Dr Ahmed ) : "Sometimes antibodies are formed in the body because of previous infection of other strains of coronavirus that are not necessarily Covid-19. And this may give you appositive result for the virus, which may not be Covid-19. To avoid this confusion, the DHA has banned the use of the test as it can give you a false negative or positive result for Covid-19. Elaborating on the current and the most effective process of doing the Covid-19 test, Dr Ahmed said: " External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, May 13, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Drew Dilkens said ( about Dr Ahmed ) : "I can tell you that we're looking to have meetings with ATU, the local transit union, working through the various issues certainly with Dr. Ahmed, making sure the proper protocols are in place," External link

CBC Sunday, April 26, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Drew Dilkens said ( about Dr Ahmed ) : "I can tell you that we're looking to have meetings with ATU, the local transit union, working through the various issues certainly with Dr. Ahmed making sure the proper protocols in place and we hope to be able to talk to you more about where we are going at the expiry of the order in fairly short order," External link

CBC Saturday, April 25, 2020 9:19:00 PM EAT

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Dr Ahmed said : "As more and more research comes out, Remdesivir and convalescent plasma are the way to go," "Since we started using Remdesivir, and since we started using the convalescent plasma, we have been able to reduce the number of days patients are spending on the ventilators. Some of our patients are coming off the ventilators in 1 to 2 days after receiving Remdesivir and convalescent plasma, so it is a blessing" External link

abcactionnews Thursday, August 13, 2020 12:45:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "As more and more research comes out, Remdesivir and convalescent plasma are the way to go," "Since we started using Remdesivir, and since we started using the convalescent plasma, we have been able to reduce the number of days patients are spending on the ventilators. Some of our patients are coming off the ventilators in 1 to 2 days after receiving Remdesivir and convalescent plasma, so it is a blessing" External link

abcactionnews Thursday, August 13, 2020 12:45:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "We have young patients who are getting very very sick and going on ventilators. On the other hand, we have elderly patients who are walking out of the hospital after being treated with COVID, so there is still a lot of unknowns about this disease," External link

abcactionnews Thursday, August 13, 2020 12:45:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “As a member of this community, and a parent of two kids returning to the classroom myself, a safe reopening of our schools is personally important to me as well,” External link

barrie Wednesday, August 12, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “As a member of this community, and a parent of two kids returning to the classroom myself, a safe reopening of our schools is personally important to me as well,” External link

barrie Wednesday, August 12, 2020 6:22:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "Throughout this pandemic, we've seen the impact health workers have in our lives. When you look at the list of award recipients, I'm humbled by what they've accomplished and thank them for their outstanding contributions to our health and our health care system," External link

news-yahoo Monday, August 10, 2020 2:07:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “It was a mass casualty admission, whose scale we had never seen before. Most of the survivors had major fractures and head injuries. We were told by higher medical officials to stabilise them with IV and bandage their wounds before they could be shifted to bigger hospitals,” External link

expressindia Saturday, August 8, 2020 7:49:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "In limited contact tracing studies, children don't seem to transmit to adults the way that adults can transmit to children," External link

wcnc Friday, August 7, 2020 5:19:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "It's important to keep the teachers socially distant and masked, as well, because, if there's transmission among the teachers, there will be transmission to the children," External link

wcnc Friday, August 7, 2020 5:19:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "There is power in establishing social norms that shape what we in our children may accept as the new normal," External link

wcnc Friday, August 7, 2020 5:19:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed déclaré : «Le continent se trouve à un moment charnière, puisque l’Afrique approche le million de cas» External link

lasemaineafricaine Wednesday, August 5, 2020 9:44:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed déclaré ( about Aid el Adha ) : «A l’approche de la fête de l’Aïd Al Adha, il existe un risque accru de transmission en raison des rassemblements sociaux et religieux de masse. Toute décision de restreindre, modifier, reporter, annuler ou organiser un rassemblement de masse doit être fondée sur une évaluation des risques standardisée et s’inscrire dans le cadre d’une approche globale, adoptée par les autorités pour faire face à la pandémie» External link

lasemaineafricaine Wednesday, August 5, 2020 9:44:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "We will keep refining the virus concentration and detection methods to provide more sensitive and accurate results of the viral load in wastewater," External link

qt Wednesday, August 5, 2020 7:21:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "This will provide information on the prevalence of COVID-19 in the community so public health officials can have as much information as possible to manage an outbreak in a timely manner, " External link

qt Wednesday, August 5, 2020 7:21:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “The team immediately agreed, but the deceased were from Tajabad, Lalganj, Hasanbagh and Zingabai Takli,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, August 2, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “The process went on till 2.30am. Volunteers went without food, water and even a tea break till all the burials were over. We have no team leader. The group has no name. All are from different social, religious and political backgrounds,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, August 2, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "As we approach the Eid Al Adha feast, there is also increased risk of transmission as a result of social and religious mass gatherings. Any decision to restrict, modify, postpone, cancel, or proceed with holding a mass gathering should be based on a standardized risk assessment, and should be part of a comprehensive approach taken by authorities to respond to the pandemic," External link

allafrica Sunday, August 2, 2020 3:09:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “These past months of responding to COVID -19 have emphasized the need to make peace and security a priority in Africa especially in fragile communities” External link

AfricaNews-English Friday, July 31, 2020 8:01:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "As we approach the Eid Al Adha feast, there is also increased risk of transmission as a result of social and religious mass gatherings," External link

sudantribune Friday, July 31, 2020 1:49:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “As we approach the Eid Al Adha feast, there is also increased risk of transmission as a result of social and religious mass gatherings. Any decision to restrict, modify, postpone, cancel, or proceed with holding a mass gathering should be based on a standardised risk assessment, and should be part of a comprehensive approach taken by authorities to respond to the pandemic,” External link

clubofmozambique Friday, July 31, 2020 11:29:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “As we approach the Eid Al Adha feast, there is also increased risk of transmission as a result of social and religious mass gatherings. Any decision to restrict, modify, postpone, cancel, or proceed with holding a mass gathering should be based on a standardized risk assessment, and should be part of a comprehensive approach taken by authorities to respond to the pandemic,” External link

ngrguardiannews Thursday, July 30, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “As we approach the Eid Al Adha feast, there is also increased risk of transmission as a result of social and religious mass gatherings. Any decision to restrict, modify, postpone, cancel, or proceed with holding a mass gathering should be based on a standardized risk assessment, and should be part of a comprehensive approach taken by authorities to respond to the pandemic,” External link

AfricaNews-English Thursday, July 30, 2020 6:33:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Testing is the cornerstone of response to any pandemic, and providing test kits is one way African Union Member States can quickly scale-up testing. As a continental body we are working with several partners to unlock the testing space and ensure that countries have predictable access to test kits. The donation by Germany is very critical in achieving the goals of PACT,” External link

guardian-ng Thursday, July 30, 2020 3:47:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “We have to work together and we have to figure out a way for us to move forward, everyone has to do their part, as the individual, as the workplace, as the community as the leadership, we all have to work together to do our part to contain it,” External link

barrie Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Testing is the cornerstone of response to any pandemic, and providing test kits is one way African Union Member States can quickly scale-up testing. As a continental body we are working with several partners to unlock the testing space and ensure that countries have predictable access to test kits. The donation by Germany is very critical in achieving the goals of PACT ,” External link

AfricaNews-English Wednesday, July 29, 2020 10:09:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "We are still seeing the cases in our community and it highlights the need for education in our communication," External link

CBC Tuesday, July 28, 2020 5:51:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "We have received another donation of high-quality medical supplies from AMISOM, in a space of two weeks. These drugs will help us provide medication to patients at various hospitals. We appreciate our brothers for their continued support to our health sector and we are looking forward to similar donations in the future," External link

allafrica Tuesday, July 28, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “With many new infected cases that exceed a thousand a day, the government hospitals are overwhelmed with people who think got the virus when most of them have a common flu. Medical staff need to concentrate on severe cases already in hospital,” External link

thenational Monday, July 27, 2020 7:38:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “What we’ve learned during the past few months is that the current context within the pandemic often makes people who are already marginalized even more marginalized,” External link

simcoe Monday, July 27, 2020 1:03:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “What we’ve learned during the past few months is that the current context within the pandemic often makes people who are already marginalized even more marginalized,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, July 27, 2020 12:18:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “The purpose of the lockdown is to reduce the occurrence of confirmed cases and family gatherings,” External link

timesofoman Sunday, July 26, 2020 12:45:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed explained : “The lockdown means that institutions shall use the employees inside the governorate to carry out their tasks in the same governorate,” External link

timesofoman Sunday, July 26, 2020 12:45:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “The purpose of the lockdown is to reduce the occurrence of confirmed cases and family gatherings,” External link

timesofoman Saturday, July 25, 2020 3:14:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed explained : “The lockdown means that institutions shall use the employees inside the governorate to carry out their tasks in the same governorate,” External link

timesofoman Saturday, July 25, 2020 3:14:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “But we are doctors. We can’t run away. Yet, I shut my OPD this evening as I was exhausted,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, July 23, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “This is a welcome and significantly positive milestone, and reflects the efforts made by countries to protect their populations during these very challenging times,” External link

guardian-ng Monday, July 20, 2020 7:34:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Countries in the Region are fully committed to containing transmission and saving lives. Despite the increasing numbers of cases reported, there are proven measures that work: strong government leadership and informed communities are essential to controlling disease spread, and also promoting recovery of patients. By now, we all know what needs to be done to turn around the course of this pandemic. As research for vaccines and treatment continues, this landmark milestone of one million recovered cases in our Region should give us all even more determination and drive to succeed,” External link

guardian-ng Monday, July 20, 2020 7:34:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “WHO was concerned about the health of the vulnerable population in Ninewa and in other conflict-affected areas who are still living in difficult conditions,” External link

reliefWeb Monday, July 20, 2020 6:29:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “During the current COVID-19 pandemic, the mobile clinics have became increasingly important in providing primary health care services in areas under recovery,” External link

reliefWeb Monday, July 20, 2020 6:29:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “This is a welcome and significantly positive milestone, and reflects the efforts made by countries to protect their populations during these very challenging times,” External link

AfricaNews-English Monday, July 20, 2020 2:48:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Countries in the Region are fully committed to containing transmission and saving lives. Despite the increasing numbers of cases reported, there are proven measures that work: strong government leadership and informed communities are essential to controlling disease spread, and also promoting recovery of patients. By now, we all know what needs to be done to turn around the course of this pandemic. As research for vaccines and treatment continues, this landmark milestone of one million recovered cases in our Region should give us all even more determination and drive to succeed,” External link

AfricaNews-English Monday, July 20, 2020 2:48:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “This approach will help us identify the challenges in STEM education, and subsequently develop and design pedagogy that addresses development of STEM learning at K12 level. We also aim to apply and implement new technology designs to promote STEM education and propose sustainable development strategies,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, July 20, 2020 11:22:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “This is a welcome and significantly positive milestone, and reflects the efforts made by countries to protect their populations during these very challenging times,” External link

reliefWeb Monday, July 20, 2020 12:04:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Countries in the Region are fully committed to containing transmission and saving lives. Despite the increasing numbers of cases reported, there are proven measures that work: strong government leadership and informed communities are essential to controlling disease spread, and also promoting recovery of patients. By now, we all know what needs to be done to turn around the course of this pandemic. As research for vaccines and treatment continues, this landmark milestone of one million recovered cases in our Region should give us all even more determination and drive to succeed,” External link

reliefWeb Monday, July 20, 2020 12:04:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “The testing would act as a back-up warning system that someone on a flight or a ship had the virus. This is especially useful if we want to start to allow tourists back into Australia,” External link

theage Thursday, July 16, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “We are grateful to the leadership of Lake Zurich District 95 for assuring proper health screenings were done at their athletic camps last week, because those measures helped identify this cluster of COVID-19 cases,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 16, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Our lives are very interconnected and this virus spreads very easily from person to person,” “Even if you personally aren’t at a high risk of severe illness, you need to consider that every person you interact with may have someone close to them who is vulnerable. Please, do your part to protect your health and also look out for others. Take the risks seriously so your actions don’t result in someone else’s hospitalization or death” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 16, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “We are grateful to the leadership of Lake Zurich District 95 for assuring proper health screenings were done at their athletic camps last week, because those measures helped identify this cluster of COVID-19 cases,” External link

ABCnews Thursday, July 16, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Our lives are very interconnected and this virus spreads very easily from person to person,” “Even if you personally aren’t at a high risk of severe illness, you need to consider that every person you interact with may have someone close to them who is vulnerable. Please, do your part to protect your health and also look out for others. Take the risks seriously so your actions don’t result in someone else’s hospitalization or death” External link

ABCnews Thursday, July 16, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “We are grateful to the leadership of Lake Zurich District 95 for assuring proper health screenings were done at their athletic camps last week, because those measures helped identify this cluster of COVID-19 cases,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 16, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Our lives are very interconnected and this virus spreads very easily from person to person,” “Even if you personally aren’t at a high risk of severe illness, you need to consider that every person you interact with may have someone close to them who is vulnerable. Please, do your part to protect your health and also look out for others. Take the risks seriously so your actions don’t result in someone else’s hospitalization or death” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 16, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “If a child is ill, ideally you would test them and keep them out if they’re positive, and then do the contract tracing in that classroom,” “That’s going to be a lot of work, but that’s the best way to make sure there is no further spread” External link

wbtv Thursday, July 16, 2020 12:46:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “We are grateful to the leadership of Lake Zurich District 95 for assuring proper health screenings were done at their athletic camps last week, because those measures helped identify this cluster of COVID-19 cases,” External link

ABCnews Wednesday, July 15, 2020 8:48:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Our lives are very interconnected and this virus spreads very easily from person to person,” “Even if you personally aren’t at a high risk of severe illness, you need to consider that every person you interact with may have someone close to them who is vulnerable. Please, do your part to protect your health and also look out for others. Take the risks seriously so your actions don’t result in someone else’s hospitalization or death” External link

ABCnews Wednesday, July 15, 2020 8:48:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “We are grateful to the leadership of Lake Zurich District 95 for assuring proper health screenings were done at their athletic camps last week, because those measures helped identify this cluster of COVID-19 cases,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, July 15, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Our lives are very interconnected and this virus spreads very easily from person to person,” “Even if you personally aren’t at a high risk of severe illness, you need to consider that every person you interact with may have someone close to them who is vulnerable. Please, do your part to protect your health and also look out for others. Take the risks seriously so your actions don’t result in someone else’s hospitalization or death” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, July 15, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “We are grateful to the leadership of Lake Zurich District 95 for assuring proper health screenings were done at their athletic camps last week, because those measures helped identify this cluster of COVID-19 cases,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, July 15, 2020 6:38:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Our lives are very interconnected and this virus spreads very easily from person to person,” “Even if you personally aren’t at a high risk of severe illness, you need to consider that every person you interact with may have someone close to them who is vulnerable. Please, do your part to protect your health and also look out for others. Take the risks seriously so your actions don’t result in someone else’s hospitalization or death” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, July 15, 2020 6:38:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “I would like to express my condolences to family and on behalf of our team and the entire staff at WECHU,” External link

barrie Wednesday, July 15, 2020 6:13:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “We are grateful to the leadership of Lake Zurich District 95 for assuring proper health screenings were done at their athletic camps last week, because those measures helped identify this cluster of COVID-19 cases,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, July 15, 2020 12:54:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Our lives are very interconnected and this virus spreads very easily from person to person,” “Even if you personally aren’t at a high risk of severe illness, you need to consider that every person you interact with may have someone close to them who is vulnerable. Please, do your part to protect your health and also look out for others. Take the risks seriously so your actions don’t result in someone else’s hospitalization or death” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, July 15, 2020 12:54:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "The biggest challenge, what we have been identifying right from the beginning of this pandemic, especially in these workers, is the living arrangements and the accommodations that these workers live in," External link

CBC Tuesday, July 14, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "The biggest challenge, what we have been identifying right from the beginning of this pandemic, especially in these workers, is the living arrangements and the accommodations that these workers live in," External link

CBC Friday, July 10, 2020 7:29:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Communities across the continent have a crucial role to play in controlling the pandemic, especially as countries begin easing lockdowns and opening up their borders,” External link

independent-UG Thursday, July 9, 2020 12:40:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "Communities across the continent have a crucial role to play in controlling the pandemic, especially as countries begin easing lockdowns and opening up their borders," External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, July 8, 2020 4:35:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Babies with Vein of Galen Malformation normally develop the condition during the first trimester of pregnancy. It results in abnormal arteries that connect directly into the precursor of the Vein of Galen instead of connecting with capillaries. This leads to extra pressure in the vein. It can bleed or dilate to prevent the drainage of the fluids inside the brain or cause a rush of blood towards the heart and lungs, causing extreme pressure on the right side of the heart, leading to congestive heart failure,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Tuesday, July 7, 2020 2:34:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed explained : “If not diagnosed and treated early, VOGM can cause delayed mental development and is potentially life-threatening. The condition is rare and at Hamad General Hospital we have performed only five or six operations of this type in the past five years. For this baby, our team used a procedure known as endovascular catheter embolization. This involved the insertion of a micro-catheter into an artery in the groin. The micro-catheter was guided up to the brain and a glue-like substance was injected into the shunt sites to close them without affecting the arteries or veins of the brain. Usually, this is done in two or three sessions to avoid a sudden change in the hemodynamics of the brain,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Tuesday, July 7, 2020 2:34:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “The teams at both HMC and Sidra Medicine are delighted with the outcome of this complex endovascular procedure. This procedure had a set of unique risks and the successful outcome in managing this rare, life-threatening vascular malformation is the result of continuous scientific collaboration between Hamad General Hospital and Sidra Medicine teams,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Tuesday, July 7, 2020 2:34:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “I would like to thank everyone who has been involved in helping to provide a healthy physical and mental life for this young baby boy and wish him and his family the best of health for the future,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Tuesday, July 7, 2020 2:34:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed wrote : “The government says that everything is fine and under control,” External link

middleeastmonitor Monday, July 6, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "At the same time these containment measures have caused devastating side effects to the psycho-social and economic aspects of normal life. The biggest problem is the loss of earnings directly associated with restrictions on movements of people from counties to and fro from Nairobi cosmopolitan and Mombasa," External link

thestarkenya Monday, July 6, 2020 1:17:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Penalties deterred many, but we are still studying ways of accentuating and escalating them against offenders and non-abiding individuals,” External link

timesofoman Saturday, July 4, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “The conversation and partnership is ongoing to ensure that we have all these accommodations secured and I keep these individuals isolated from the rest of the population to prevent any risk of spread in the community,” External link

barrie Friday, July 3, 2020 6:47:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “We are all working together for the same cause, for the safety and well-being of the workers and also safely limiting the spread of COVID-19 in the population,” External link

barrie Friday, July 3, 2020 6:47:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed added : "Considering the high sensitivity and specificity of the assay we use that has been confirmed at 100 per cent clinical sensitivity and 100 per cent clinical specificity, it is not surprising that cases of detected viral RNA at our lab end up being called negative with other assays, particularly for those with low viral loads representing late stages of infection that other labs can miss," External link

BBCMonitoring Friday, July 3, 2020 2:04:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “It is imperative that we stop the transmission of COVID-19 in this farm and our agricultural sector,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, July 3, 2020 5:53:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Easing of lockdowns does not mean easing of the response or easing of social responsibilities,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Thursday, July 2, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Governments must aggressively scale up the proven public health measures that we know control the spread of the virus detection, testing, isolation, treatment and contact tracing now more than ever before. As airports and border crossing open gradually, governments must continue to apply precautionary measures by enhancing surveillance at points of entries,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Thursday, July 2, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “It is very important to limit the spread of the virus after lifting the restrictions,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Thursday, July 2, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Every case requires a good case and contact management,” External link

barrie Monday, June 29, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed says : “What we are dealing with is unprecedented,” External link

barrie Monday, June 29, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “All of the support that we’re getting would be focused and dedicated to the case and contact management of all these additional workers,” “Recognizing that following up with the more than 160, 170 cases in the two days that we have seen it is unmanageable by any single agency or any other public health unit” External link

barrie Monday, June 29, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “The assessment, whether this person is a current case, active case, infectious, non-infectious, symptomatic, symptomatic and part of that is expanding the circle to link all these cases to the exposure,” “It does require a little bit more deeper analysis of everything that’s happening” External link

barrie Monday, June 29, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed says : “Generally, in Egypt, there are no such initiatives that document medical experiences during crises and catalogue them to serve as a reference,” External link

madamasr Monday, June 29, 2020 3:04:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "This is a very concerning milestone. As shops, restaurants, mosques, businesses, airports and other public places begin to open up, we need to be more vigilant and cautious than ever before. One million people have been infected, tens of thousands have died, and many more are still at risk in our Region. We cannot relax our efforts. In fact, many countries lifting restrictions are seeing marked increases in cases, which signifies the need to accelerate public health response measures. Communities must remain vigilant and play a key role in keeping themselves and their countries safe," External link

tradearabia Monday, June 29, 2020 10:03:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "Sadly, we cannot behave as if the situation will go 'back to normal.' In the coming period, we need to see a shift in attitudes and actions," External link

tradearabia Monday, June 29, 2020 10:03:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed says : “This is a very concerning milestone. As shops, restaurants, mosques, businesses, airports and other public places begin to open up, we need to be more vigilant and cautious than ever before. One million people have been infected, tens of thousands have died, and many more are still at risk in our Region. We cannot relax our efforts. In fact, many countries lifting restrictions are seeing marked increases in cases, which signifies the need to accelerate public health response measures. Communities must remain vigilant and play a key role in keeping themselves and their countries safe,” External link

guardian-ng Monday, June 29, 2020 9:27:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Sadly, we cannot behave as if the situation will go 'back to normal.' In the coming period, we need to see a shift in attitudes and actions,” External link

guardian-ng Monday, June 29, 2020 9:27:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed says : “This is a very concerning milestone. As shops, restaurants, mosques, businesses, airports and other public places begin to open up, we need to be more vigilant and cautious than ever before. One million people have been infected, tens of thousands have died, and many more are still at risk in our Region. We cannot relax our efforts. In fact, many countries lifting restrictions are seeing marked increases in cases, which signifies the need to accelerate public health response measures. Communities must remain vigilant and play a key role in keeping themselves and their countries safe,” External link

AfricaNews-English Monday, June 29, 2020 8:33:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Sadly, we cannot behave as if the situation will go 'back to normal.' In the coming period, we need to see a shift in attitudes and actions,” External link

AfricaNews-English Monday, June 29, 2020 8:33:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed says : “This is a very concerning milestone. As shops, restaurants, mosques, businesses, airports and other public places begin to open up, we need to be more vigilant and cautious than ever before. One million people have been infected, tens of thousands have died, and many more are still at risk in our Region. We cannot relax our efforts. In fact, many countries lifting restrictions are seeing marked increases in cases, which signifies the need to accelerate public health response measures. Communities must remain vigilant and play a key role in keeping themselves and their countries safe,” External link

guardian-ng Monday, June 29, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Sadly, we cannot behave as if the situation will go 'back to normal.' In the coming period, we need to see a shift in attitudes and actions,” External link

guardian-ng Monday, June 29, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed says : "This is a very concerning milestone. As shops, restaurants, mosques, businesses, airports and other public places begin to open up, we need to be more vigilant and cautious than ever before. One million people have been infected, tens of thousands have died, and many more are still at risk in our Region. We cannot relax our efforts. In fact, many countries lifting restrictions are seeing marked increases in cases, which signifies the need to accelerate public health response measures. Communities must remain vigilant and play a key role in keeping themselves and their countries safe," External link

reliefWeb Sunday, June 28, 2020 9:39:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "Sadly, we cannot behave as if the situation will go 'back to normal.' In the coming period, we need to see a shift in attitudes and actions," External link

reliefWeb Sunday, June 28, 2020 9:39:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed says : "This is a very concerning milestone. As shops, restaurants, mosques, businesses, airports and other public places begin to open up, we need to be more vigilant and cautious than ever before. One million people have been infected, tens of thousands have died, and many more are still at risk in our Region. We cannot relax our efforts. In fact, many countries lifting restrictions are seeing marked increases in cases, which signifies the need to accelerate public health response measures. Communities must remain vigilant and play a key role in keeping themselves and their countries safe," External link

africa-newsroom Sunday, June 28, 2020 9:12:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "Sadly, we cannot behave as if the situation will go 'back to normal.' In the coming period, we need to see a shift in attitudes and actions," External link

africa-newsroom Sunday, June 28, 2020 9:12:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed added : “In the meantime, there is no evidence that the re-opening of the first, second or third set of activities has had any direct role in increasing COVID-19-positive cases,” External link

timesofoman Saturday, June 27, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed says : “When we’re seeing spread is when the masks are off and they’re eating together and the masks are off, so even if you’re outside you’ve got to be 6 feet apart,” External link

wcnc Saturday, June 27, 2020 1:56:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “This increases the number of people inside the house, where its nearly impossible to keep a social distance from each other, also not wearing masks inside,” External link

wcnc Saturday, June 27, 2020 1:56:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed added : “We have conducted about 172,000 Covid-19 tests nationwide since the beginning of the pandemic. 438 cases were registered in Dhofar Governorate as of yesterday. Of these, 102 are Omanis, and 336 are non-Omanis. A total of 80 residents are in institutional isolation in Salalah Al-Wusta,” External link

omanobserver-om Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "The concern on MS is not the number of people afflicted by the disease but it is the most common cause of permanent disability in youngsters. These are the people who are just out of the college...or just started doing a job...or just got married...and this disease can make them disabled," External link

emirates247 Tuesday, June 23, 2020 9:15:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed concludes : “Being able to use a smartwatch to track, say, blood glucose or blood pressure responses to specific foods and beverages throughout the day will enable healthcare providers and consumers alike to truly understand and target individual health responses,” External link

nutritioninsight Monday, June 22, 2020 5:17:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “They will continue doing classes from home until the pandemic ends” External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, June 16, 2020 8:59:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “They will continue doing classes from home until the pandemic ends” External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, June 16, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "The plans focus on providing the schools with all the facilities needed to enhance the educational experience," External link

thenational Tuesday, June 16, 2020 7:35:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed says : “As much as you want to show your solidarity, your concern, do it in a safe way,” External link

barrie Friday, June 5, 2020 1:51:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "Kenya and other African countries knew the severity of what they were about to face and responded really quickly because they learnt from Ebola and the others that if you delay, you will not catch up," External link

allafrica Monday, June 1, 2020 11:17:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed says : “One of the difficulties with what we’re seeing in the data now is that the resurgence in the GTA may have contaminated elsewhere in the province,” External link

simcoe Wednesday, May 27, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “If the province comes out and says everything is now open, and we as medical officers of health say that doesn’t seem right, I think there’s a huge risk in my community, I don’t want us to open — basically the legislation allows me in my jurisdiction, in my area to say we’re not opening,” “I know that doesn’t happen that frequently, but it does” External link

simcoe Wednesday, May 27, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed says : “One of the difficulties with what we’re seeing in the data now is that the resurgence in the GTA may have contaminated elsewhere in the province,” External link

simcoe Wednesday, May 27, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed says : “Obviously I cannot go back and undo what the province is recommending,” “If the province is saying that the gathering that you can have is five people, I cannot go back and say no, let’s just make it for 50. I cannot do that. But I can be more restrictive in nature” External link

simcoe Wednesday, May 27, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “If the province comes out and says everything is now open, and we as medical officers of health say that doesn’t seem right, I think there’s a huge risk in my community, I don’t want us to open — basically the legislation allows me in my jurisdiction, in my area to say we’re not opening,” “I know that doesn’t happen that frequently, but it does” External link

simcoe Wednesday, May 27, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed says : “It gives us something to hold on to,” External link

simcoe Wednesday, May 27, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed says : “We felt that there were a lot of decisions being made which are based on the popular opinion, rather than actual evidence-based,” “I felt it, I communicated it with some of my colleagues, and some of my colleagues also agreed that it’s about time we go back to what we normally do, in terms of our expertise and taking control of our issues, which is important. We should be the ones to make some of those decisions to protect the community” External link

simcoe Wednesday, May 27, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed says : “It gives us something to hold on to,” External link

simcoe Wednesday, May 27, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed says : “Obviously I cannot go back and undo what the province is recommending,” “If the province is saying that the gathering that you can have is five people, I cannot go back and say no, let’s just make it for 50. I cannot do that. But I can be more restrictive in nature” External link

simcoe Wednesday, May 27, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "It is making stars at a rate 50 times greater than the Milky Way," External link

irishsun Tuesday, May 26, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed says : "I think the incidence is largely contained, the curve is flattening, at a cost to the economy," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, May 26, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "It is making stars at a rate 50 times greater than the Milky Way," External link

sciencedaily Monday, May 25, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "It is making stars at a rate 50 times greater than the Milky Way," External link

eurekalert Monday, May 25, 2020 7:04:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "It is making stars at a rate 50 times greater than the Milky Way," External link

phys Monday, May 25, 2020 6:51:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "We must build on those national gains that have been achieved and promote more of those ports," External link

timesofoman Monday, May 25, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Testing as many people as possible and protecting health workers who come into contact with suspected and confirmed cases are crucial aspects of this response. Despite global shortages, we are working hard to prioritize the delivery of testing kits and personal protective equipment to low- and middle-income countries that have the most vulnerable populations, based on the number of cases reported,” External link

sarajevotimes Saturday, May 23, 2020 1:12:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Testing as many people as possible and protecting health workers who come into contact with suspected and confirmed cases are crucial aspects of this response. Despite global shortages, we are working hard to prioritize the delivery of testing kits and personal protective equipment to low- and middle-income countries that have the most vulnerable populations, based on the number of cases reported,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, May 22, 2020 9:38:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “There are no approved vaccines or medicine for COVID-19, but patients can receive medical care to relieve their symptoms. While most COVID-19 patients in Qatar experience only mild symptoms, some do require additional levels of care and support,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, May 18, 2020 12:36:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “The plasma therapy is showing promise as a treatment for COVID-19. It is also called convalescent plasma treatment and requires blood plasma donations from people who have recovered from COVID-19. We have started using plasma treatment at the Communicable Disease Center using plasma from patients who have recovered from COVID-19,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, May 18, 2020 12:36:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “The ECMO technology can oxygenate a severely sick COVID-19 pneumonia patient’s blood without the need to transfer the oxygen through fluid-filled lungs. ECMO replaces the function of the lung like the dialysis function for a kidney,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, May 18, 2020 12:36:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed added : “I’ve added two screenshots from his CV which show the blatant falsehood whereby he claims having published with my colleague Dr Charles Mwangi Wahome who doesn’t even know him, and also claims he supervised MMed dissertations of my two other colleagues Dr Joseph Sumba and Dr Marijani Msafiri, yet those two pathologists qualified over a decade ago,” External link

samoaobserver Monday, May 18, 2020 6:26:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "Fever for five days, they have red eyes or swollen hands that are red, or lips that are cracked or peeling, or swollen lymph glands," External link

wcnc Saturday, May 16, 2020 4:15:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "As we don't have any available vaccine for Covid-19 and the effectiveness of treatment is still not proven, the only way to help yourself in such pandemic is not to catch the infection. The coronavirus can be contracted from asymptomatic people who can spread it in the community unknowingly. Therefore, to stay at home and to go out for just necessities has proved to be a very effective protocol in protecting people and containing the disease," External link

khaleejtimes Friday, May 15, 2020 3:07:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “We’re seeing a subset of these children with a severe disease that affects multiple organs,” External link

wcnc Thursday, May 14, 2020 5:55:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “So these kids will have fever for five days, red eyes, or swollen hands that are red, lips that are affected that are cracked and peeling, a rash, or a swollen lymph gland,” External link

wcnc Thursday, May 14, 2020 5:55:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “At this point, we’re being a little more vigilant in looking for that, these reports have been going on since early March,” External link

wcnc Thursday, May 14, 2020 5:55:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said ( about Dr Ahmed ) : "Sometimes antibodies are formed in the body because of previous infection of other strains of coronavirus that are not necessarily Covid-19. And this may give you appositive result for the virus, which may not be Covid-19. To avoid this confusion, the DHA has banned the use of the test as it can give you a false negative or positive result for Covid-19. Elaborating on the current and the most effective process of doing the Covid-19 test, Dr Ahmed said: " External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, May 13, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed noted : "In facing the new situation, the Acute Care Surgery team continues providing our patients with the highest quality of care according to international standards," External link

gulf-times Monday, May 11, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “This virus respects no bordersit targets everyone, regardless of race, political affiliation or geographical location. There is absolutely no evidence that one group of people is more responsible for its transmission than another. There are, however, groups of people who are more vulnerable as a result of having pre-existing medical conditions and/or limited access to care, especially in emergency settings. It is our collective duty to prioritize and protect these groups. This is a global pandemic, and the only way to fight it is do so together. No one is safe until everyone is safe,” External link

reliefWeb Monday, May 11, 2020 2:30:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “At the very start of the Covid-19 outbreak in Qatar, HMC put together a proactive plan to significantly expand hospital capacity. The plan ensured we had the resources in place to respond to Covid-19 cases while also continuing to deliver essential services in a way that protected both patients and healthcare staff,” External link

gulf-times Saturday, May 9, 2020 12:03:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed added : “Responding effectively to the Covid-19 crisis was, and is, essential, but it is also essential that we continued to provide core healthcare services. We placed a lot of focus on keeping vulnerable patients out of the hospital. This not only helped protect them from the risk of acquiring the coronavirus but it also helped ease the burden on some of our regular services which in turn allowed us to free up hospital beds and create additional capacity, should it be required to care for severely ill Covid-19 patients,” External link

gulf-times Saturday, May 9, 2020 12:03:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “To date, our ICUs have cared for around 300 Covid-19 patients. We have created and implemented a strategy that is allowing us to ensure the right care is available at the right time and place,” External link

gulf-times Saturday, May 9, 2020 12:03:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said ( about Ras Laffan ) : “By designating HMGH, The Cuban Hospital, the Communicable Disease Center, Mesaieed Hospital, and Ras Laffan Hospital as dedicated Covid-19 treatment facilities we can keep the majority of coronavirus patients in a small number of locations. This ensures there is dedicated, specially trained staff and equipment available to these patients while also helping to ensure patients who require non-Covid-19 care can access that care more safely in a non-Covid-19 hospital or clinic,” External link

gulf-times Saturday, May 9, 2020 12:03:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed added : “Qatar has sufficient healthcare facilities and staff to cope with the current number of Covid-19 patients who require intensive treatment and advanced respiratory support, and we are prepared if the number of patients rises. Covid-19 patients in Qatar receive world-class care from experienced, highly qualified medical, nursing, and allied healthcare professionals but this is not an excuse for people to become complacent or worse to act recklessly or thoughtlessly. We must all continue working together to stop the spread of this virus and to ensure that our most vulnerable members of society are protected. I cannot stress enough the importance of adhering to infection prevention measures, which include social distancings,” External link

gulf-times Saturday, May 9, 2020 12:03:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed added : “Qatar has sufficient healthcare facilities and staff to cope with the current number of COVID-19 patients who require intensive treatment and advanced respiratory support, and we are prepared if the number of patients rises. COVID-19 patients in Qatar receive world-class care from experienced, highly qualified medical, nursing, and allied healthcare professionals but this is not an excuse for people to become complacent or worse to act recklessly or thoughtlessly. We must all continue working together to stop the spread of this virus and to ensure that our most vulnerable members of society are protected. I cannot stress enough the importance of adhering to infection prevention measures, which include social distancing,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Saturday, May 9, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed stated : “Future projects in this area are needed, and they are certainly in my research agenda for MSc student candidates at CPH,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Saturday, May 9, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "The prevailing view has been that cells in the hippocampus keep up a level of persistent activity to associate such events," External link

sciencedaily Friday, May 8, 2020 10:32:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "With this approach, we could mimic, albeit in a simpler way, the process our own brains undergo when we learn to connect two events," External link

sciencedaily Friday, May 8, 2020 10:32:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "We were happy to see that the brain doesn't maintain ongoing activity over all these seconds because, metabolically, that's not the most efficient way to store information," External link

sciencedaily Friday, May 8, 2020 10:32:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "While our study does not explicitly model the clinical syndromes of either of these disorders, it can be immensely informative," External link

sciencedaily Friday, May 8, 2020 10:32:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "The prevailing view has been that cells in the hippocampus keep up a level of persistent activity to associate such events," External link

medicalxpress Friday, May 8, 2020 6:55:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "With this approach, we could mimic, albeit in a simpler way, the process our own brains undergo when we learn to connect two events," External link

medicalxpress Friday, May 8, 2020 6:55:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "We were happy to see that the brain doesn't maintain ongoing activity over all these seconds because, metabolically, that's not the most efficient way to store information," External link

medicalxpress Friday, May 8, 2020 6:55:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "While our study does not explicitly model the clinical syndromes of either of these disorders, it can be immensely informative," External link

medicalxpress Friday, May 8, 2020 6:55:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "People should not focus too much on daily fluctuations in the numbers. Instead, we need to look at the general trend over a sustained period of time," External link

gulf-times Friday, May 8, 2020 5:56:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed added : "The rise in positive cases in tandem with the rise in the number of tests confirms that we have been under-testing and likely there are many more people with the disease than the ones reported," External link

BBCMonitoring Wednesday, May 6, 2020 2:05:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed added : "The rise in positive cases in tandem with the rise in the number of tests confirms that we have been under-testing and likely there are many more people with the disease than the ones reported," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, May 6, 2020 11:01:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said ( about Hamza Ali ) : "We tried to extubate Hamza a few times after his surgery, but he had a hard time breathing by himself. We had to connect him to an ECMO machine, and it kept him alive for a few weeks," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 5, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "Thanks to the wise leadership, the UAE has always supported scientific research activities meeting global standards at Khalifa University, in order to achieve the most innovative solutions, while initiating appropriate measures to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Through this research, Khalifa University aims to establish a monitoring system for COVID-19 in municipal wastewater streams, linking it with simulation models developed for predicting and controlling the spread of the pandemic, together with the health authorities," External link

emirates247 Monday, May 4, 2020 2:55:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "Thanks to the wise leadership, the UAE has always supported scientific research activities meeting global standards at Khalifa University, in order to achieve the most innovative solutions, while initiating appropriate measures to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Through this research, Khalifa University aims to establish a monitoring system for COVID-19 in municipal wastewater streams, linking it with simulation models developed for predicting and controlling the spread of the pandemic, together with the health authorities," External link

wam-en Sunday, May 3, 2020 6:05:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Through this research, Khalifa University aims to establish a surveillance system for Covid-19 in municipal wastewater streams, linking it with simulation models developed for predicting and controlling the spread of the pandemic, together with the health authorities,” External link

thenational Sunday, May 3, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Combating COVID-19 has become a primary global concern, and we act out of our conviction that strengthening the efforts of other countries to contain the virus is a pressing necessity,” External link

thehindu Saturday, May 2, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Combating COVID-19 has become a primary global concern, and we act out of our conviction that strengthening the efforts of other countries to contain the virus is a pressing necessity,” External link

Hindu Saturday, May 2, 2020 8:42:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed says ( about Ahmad Ramadan ) : “In sharing what I have during Ramadan, I feel more like a human being,” External link

csmonitor Thursday, April 30, 2020 7:42:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Late last month, Hazm Mebaireek General Hospital was designated as a dedicated Covid-19 treatment centre due to its state-of-the-art facilities, which allowed us to quickly convert it into a hospital able to provide the highest level of care to critically ill Covid-19 patients,” External link

gulf-times Thursday, April 30, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed added : “Because of the thoughtful actions and early defensive steps taken by Qatar’s leadership, it is unlikely that we will see the very high numbers of deaths they are seeing in other regions of the world. However, the public must remember this is a very serious virus; it can be fatal. We must continue to adhere to infection prevention measures, which include social distancing. While we are fully prepared to care for the sickest patients, we need to continue working together to ensure that our hospital system, and specifically our ICUs, are not overwhelmed. The horrific scenarios we have seen around the globe need not apply here, but we must all work together to stop the spread of this virus,” External link

gulf-times Thursday, April 30, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "Utilisation of NGS with COVID-19 pandemic by African institutions will facilitate the rapid and accurate identification of transmission pathways within and between populations and provide information on the probable source," External link

finanznachrichten-en Tuesday, April 28, 2020 4:36:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "NGS enables countries to understand how the virus is introduced and spread, as well as perform contact tracing, design control measures, and monitor how the virus is evolving in ways that may affect pathogenicity, or the performance of diagnostics or therapies," External link

finanznachrichten-en Tuesday, April 28, 2020 4:36:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "Utilisation of NGS with COVID-19 pandemic by African institutions will facilitate the rapid and accurate identification of transmission pathways within and between populations and provide information on the probable source," External link

afp-en Tuesday, April 28, 2020 4:00:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "NGS enables countries to understand how the virus is introduced and spread, as well as perform contact tracing, design control measures, and monitor how the virus is evolving in ways that may affect pathogenicity, or the performance of diagnostics or therapies," External link

afp-en Tuesday, April 28, 2020 4:00:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “It is critical to provide access to next generation sequencing (NGS) technology throughout the world to drive a global response that will be effective in supporting SARS-CoV-2 control efforts and, ultimately, help improve human health. This donation will enable countries across Africa to deeply understand the circulating virus at scale, thus providing equitable access to important technology that can be used to help protect the health of the African population, and in turn, the world,” External link

africa-newsroom Monday, April 27, 2020 9:24:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “I would never have imagined, as a virologist of 31 years of experience, that the world would see such a devastating, fast-replicating and evolving virus as we are seeing with the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Access to this advanced technology will facilitate early detection and response and strengthen capacity in Africa to fight such a deadly virus with speed,” External link

africa-newsroom Monday, April 27, 2020 9:24:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Using NGS in the COVID-19 pandemic response will facilitate rapid and accurate identification of transmission pathways within and between populations. This donation will support Africa CDC’s programme to strengthening NGS capacity of public health institutions in Africa to better respond to the current and future disease threats,” External link

africa-newsroom Monday, April 27, 2020 9:24:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “NGS will enable countries to understand how the virus is introduced, and by comparing the genomes of viral strains from different SARS-CoV-2 samples, public health officials can know how they spread through the population. This information can help direct mitigation and control measures, and eventually support efforts to re-open borders and lessen restrictions when the outbreak subsides,” External link

africa-newsroom Monday, April 27, 2020 9:24:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "Food security must stay at the forefront of our decisions and actions," "As the weather begins to turn, our gardens offer and opportunity to engage with the outdoors, learn and be physically active" External link

CBC Sunday, April 26, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "This is by far the largest single shipment of supplies since the start of the pandemic, and we will ensure that people living in countries with some of the weakest health systems are able to get tested and treated," External link

npr Sunday, April 26, 2020 2:49:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “With safe and potent vaccines available, no child should die or fall sick from diseases that can be prevented by those vaccines,” External link

reliefWeb Saturday, April 25, 2020 4:52:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Immunization is one of the essential health services that should be maintained and prioritized during the COVID-19 pandemic,” External link

reliefWeb Saturday, April 25, 2020 4:52:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Qatar took adequate measures to curb the spread of coronavirus and provided proper treatments and health services to the infected people,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Thursday, April 23, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Thanks to the Government of the United Arab Emirates for its generous support of this operation, WHO’s regional logistics hub in Dubai has played a key role in making sure these supplies are prepared and shipped to where they are most needed. This is by far the largest single shipment of supplies since the start of the pandemic, and will ensure that people living in countries with some of the weakest heaths systems are able to get test and treated, while ensuring that health workers on the frontlines are properly protected,” External link

clubofmozambique Sunday, April 19, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “It’s not about saying, ‘Just stop everything and we shouldn’t provide any service,’” “It’s about how do we minimize the risk” External link

nytimes Saturday, April 18, 2020 5:03:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “During the peak of the coronavirus outbreak, we expect 500 cases a day of which 150 likely to require intensive care. Social distancing is the only way to contain this pandemic,” External link

omanobserver-om Friday, April 17, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "Thanks to the Government of the United Arab Emirates for its generous support of this operation. WHO’s regional logistics hub in Dubai has played a key role in making sure these supplies are prepared and shipped to where they are most needed. This is by far the largest single shipment of supplies since the start of the pandemic, and will ensure that people living in countries with some of the weakest heaths systems are able to get test and treated, while ensuring that health workers on the frontlines are properly protected," External link

timesofoman Wednesday, April 15, 2020 7:31:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Africa CDC is delighted to work with the UNDP to implement the joint continental strategy for the COVID-19 outbreak,” External link

moroccoworldnews Wednesday, April 15, 2020 3:13:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Thanks to the government of the United Arab Emirates for its generous support of this operation. WHO’s regional logistics hub in Dubai has played a key role in making sure these supplies are prepared and shipped to where they are most needed,” External link

arabnews Wednesday, April 15, 2020 12:55:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : "Thanks to the Government of the United Arab Emirates for its generous support of this operation. WHO’s regional logistics hub in Dubai has played a key role in making sure these supplies are prepared and shipped to where they are most needed. This is by far the largest single shipment of supplies since the start of the pandemic, and will ensure that people living in countries with some of the weakest heaths systems are able to get test and treated, while ensuring that health workers on the frontlines are properly protected," External link

wam-en Wednesday, April 15, 2020 1:14:00 AM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Thanks to the Government of the United Arab Emirates for its generous support of this operation, WHO ’s regional logistics hub in Dubai has played a key role in making sure these supplies are prepared and shipped to where they are most needed. This is by far the largest single shipment of supplies since the start of the pandemic, and will ensure that people living in countries with some of the weakest heaths systems are able to get test and treated, while ensuring that health workers on the frontlines are properly protected,” External link

AfricaNews-English Tuesday, April 14, 2020 3:42:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed added : “When the world eventually begins to recover from the dual impact of the coronavirus pandemic and oil price fluctuations, we will most likely see changes in the region,” External link

AfricaNews-English Tuesday, April 14, 2020 2:19:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed added : “When the world eventually begins to recover from the dual impact of the coronavirus pandemic and oil price fluctuations, we will most likely see changes in the region,” External link

tradearabia Tuesday, April 14, 2020 12:51:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “The cases are increasing, and we have not reached the peak,” External link

alarabiya-en Sunday, April 12, 2020 11:19:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “Although we have separate blocks for COVID-19 and other cases and are managing it as per protocol, patients are not willing to get admitted even if it is required,” External link

thehindu Sunday, April 12, 2020 9:35:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “The cases are increasing, and we have not reached the peak,” External link

alarabiya-en Sunday, April 12, 2020 1:10:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said : “We will begin to expand the examination on Friday (April 10) in Muttrah for more expats, as our idea is to focus on people and not their nationalities” External link

omanobserver-om Saturday, April 11, 2020 10:43:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed écrit : "Notre chère patrie traverse une grave épreuve imposée par la propagation de la pandémie du nouveau Coronavirus que les pouvoirs publics s'emploient à tous les niveaux à gérer avec sagesse et responsabilité avec les capacités humaines et matérielles disponibles" External link

aps-dz Sunday, March 29, 2020 7:45:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed souligné : "Dans notre région, nous avons l'habitude de travailler avec les parlementaires pour obtenir de meilleurs résultats en matière de santé. Le Bureau régional de l'OMS a établi des partenariats pour diverses priorités sanitaires, notamment la santé génésique et infantile, la sécurité routière et la lutte antitabac" External link

french.china.org.cn Wednesday, June 26, 2019 10:29:00 PM EAT



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Ahmed Amin wrote ( about Dr Ahmed ) : "8 August marks the death anniversary of Dr Refaat. The myth of the Godfather [Tawfik] who was never a mere imagination. He was a real friend for a whole generation," External link

ahram-EN Sunday, August 9, 2020 7:07:00 PM EAT

Cameron Durrant stated ( about Dr Ahmed ) : "We are pleased that both Dr. Chappell and Mr. Tousley, who have previously operated in interim capacities with the Company, have joined us as full-time members of the Humanigen team," External link

finanznachrichten-en Tuesday, July 7, 2020 2:17:00 PM EAT

Cameron Durrant concluded ( about Dr Ahmed ) : "Their appointment, along with Dr. Ahmed's promotion, provides us with continuity and ongoing scientific and operational bench strength as we move the company forward. Filling these key leadership roles with proven executives who are highly regarded within the biotechnology sector, and who have been deeply involved with the strategic direction of our company, is a next step in our plan to rapidly grow into an organization committed to bringing important therapies to patients around the globe," External link

finanznachrichten-en Tuesday, July 7, 2020 2:17:00 PM EAT

Dr Ahmed said ( about Dr Ahmed ) : "Sometimes antibodies are formed in the body because of previous infection of other strains of coronavirus that are not necessarily Covid-19. And this may give you appositive result for the virus, which may not be Covid-19. To avoid this confusion, the DHA has banned the use of the test as it can give you a false negative or positive result for Covid-19. Elaborating on the current and the most effective process of doing the Covid-19 test, Dr Ahmed said: " External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, May 13, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Drew Dilkens said ( about Dr Ahmed ) : "I can tell you that we're looking to have meetings with ATU, the local transit union, working through the various issues certainly with Dr. Ahmed, making sure the proper protocols are in place," External link

CBC Sunday, April 26, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Drew Dilkens said ( about Dr Ahmed ) : "I can tell you that we're looking to have meetings with ATU, the local transit union, working through the various issues certainly with Dr. Ahmed making sure the proper protocols in place and we hope to be able to talk to you more about where we are going at the expiry of the order in fairly short order," External link

CBC Saturday, April 25, 2020 9:19:00 PM EAT