On the episode is Amina Al-Jardani and Amal Saif Al-Maani.
Dr. Amina Al-Jardani is a Senior consultant microbiologist and the Director of the Central Public Health Laboratories under the Ministry of Health of Oman. She is leading the work of the national reference laboratories involved in the detection of infectious agents.
Dr. Amal Saif Al-Maani is a Senior consultant pediatrician of infectious diseases and the Director of the Infection Prevention & Control Department under the Ministry of Health of Oman. She is working on the national program for IPC and the project for Antimicrobial Resistance.
On working with a team.
"Healthcare is teamwork. A single person will go nowhere without the harmony of the team." - Dr. Amal Saif Al-Maani.
On challenges in healthcare.
"As a healthcare professional, you will face many challenges. To really lead the change and achieve your goals, you need to have 5 P's - passion, persistence, partnerships, patience, persuasion." - Dr. Amina Al-Jardani
On creating awareness.
"The public is part of one health approach. It's not enough to spread the awareness between the doctors and physicians and leave the people who are taking advantage of the service unaware." - Dr. Amal Saif Al-Maani.