Director of Center for Communicable Diseases dismissed

2021-01-21 17:42:55

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The Ministry of Health today issued a decision to dismiss D.Nyamkhuu, Director of the National Center of Communicable Diseases (NCCD), from his position. 

The public has been angered by the faulty relocation process of a mother who tested positive for COVID-19 and her newborn baby from maternity hospital to the NCCD’s quarantine facility. 

Due to the situation, head of the Health Department of Ulaanbaatar City L.Tumurbaatar was earlier dismissed from his job and the Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister and Health Minister had announced that they would be resigning.