Reformation and Rehabilitation wins an international award

The General Directorate of Reformation and Rehabilitation has won an award of the first reformation organisation in the Middle East that complies with global health and safety protocols against COVID-19 by the French Company BUREAU VERITAS. The company is concerned with promoting quality assurance standards.
The winning of the international award reflects the directives of His Excellency Interior Minister General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa to follow precautionary measures against the spread of the virus to protect the health and safety of inmates.
Director-General of Reformation and Rehabilitation Brigadier Abdulsalam Al Oraifi expressed thanks and appreciation to the directives and encouragement of HE Interior Minister for the efforts of the department in the protection of public health and provide services for the inmates of the reformation and rehabilitation centres.
He said that the winning of the prestigious international award represents the capabilities of the directorate to enhance operations and performance and a motive for further developments.
The Director-General highlighted procedures taken to implement the directives of HE Interior Minister to follow all precautionary measures against the spread of GOVID-19 to protect the safety of inmates, including the video calls between inmates and their families and comprehensive medical care for all inmates.
The directorate daily disinfects all buildings of the reformation and rehabilitation centres and provide inmates with medical and hygiene tools. It also provides temperature screening devices at all gates. The temperature of anyone from outside the centre is measured, and he/she is provided with health tools, cloves, sanitiser, and gloves.
New inmates undergo COVID_19 tests and quarantined in a separate building for 14 days; then they are retested to ensure their health safety before coming in contact with other inmates.

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