Epidemiological teams begin random testing at KHCC August 13, 2020

Amman, Aug. 12 (Petra) -- The epidemiological inspection teams have began conducting random coronavirus testing at the King Hussein Cancer Center (KHCC) after two coronavirus cases were recorded, said Assistant Secretary General for Healthcare Affairs at the Ministry of Health, Adnan Ishaq.

Ishaq told the Jordan News Agency (Petra) on Wednesday that epidemiological teams are working at full capacity to limit the contacts of the infected cases according to a special protocol for infections at health facilities,"...

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Stocks inch lower in daily trading session-Jordan August 13, 2020

Amman, Aug. 12 (Petra) -- The Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) closed Wednesday's trading session down by 0.17 percent at 1,572 points. A total of 7 million shares were traded through 2,271 transactions at a trading value of JD5.9 million.

The closing prices of 25 companies with traded shares went up, while 36 others declined. The prices of the shares of 38 others remained unchanged.

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Energy Ministry, UJ join hands for earthquake studies August 13, 2020

AMMAN — The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources and the University of Jordan on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding aimed to enhance cooperation in earthquake studies, notably assessment of earthquake hazard and risk, according to a ministry statement.

Energy Minister Hala Zawati and President of the University of Jordan Abdul Karim Qudah signed the memo.

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Jordanian field hospital in Beirut continues services, says its director August 13, 2020

Amman, Aug. 12 (Petra)-The Jordanian field hospital in the Lebanese capital Beirut has continued to receive the people injured as a result of the recent explosion that struck Beirut port a week ago, according to the hospital's director.
All medical devices, equipment and materials to enable the working medical teams to carry out minor and major surgeries are available, and the caders are fully ready to provide post-operative care, its director added.
The 48-bed hospital, which includes 10 beds for intensive"...

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Public health and wellbeing above all priorities — King-

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday reaffirmed that public health and wellbeing are a top priority, noting the need to safeguard Jordan’s accomplishments in countering coronavirus disease (COVID-19), which will require intensifying efforts.

Chairing a National Policies Council (NPC) meeting attended by HRH Crown Prince Hussein, King Abdullah urged continuing to disseminate public awareness messages related to COVID-19 health and"...

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Jordanian field hospital in Beirut continues services, says its director
August 13, 2020

Amman, Aug. 12 (Petra)-The Jordanian field hospital in the Lebanese capital Beirut has continued to receive the people injured as a result of the recent explosion that struck Beirut port a week ago, according to the hospital's"...

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WB to finance phase 1 study of Irbid agro market project
August 13, 2020

Irbid, Aug. 12 (Petra) -- The Greater Irbid Municipality and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) of the World Bank Group on Wednesday signed a preliminary agreement to finance a study to implement the first phase of a new"...

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Jordan, Kuwait agree to build advanced economic cooperation
August 13, 2020

Amman, August 12 (Petra)- Amman Chamber of Commerce (ACC) Chairman, Khalil Hajj Tawfiq, and the Kuwaiti ambassador to the Kingdom, Aziz Daihani, have agreed on the need to further boost the investment and trade cooperation to reach"...

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