SETIF – The Ministers of Health, Population and Hospital Reform, Abderahmane Benbouzid and the Minister of National Solidarity, the Family and the Status of Women, Kaouter Krikou, presented, Saturday in Ain Kebira, 27 km north of Sétif, the condolences of the President of the Republic, Abdelmadjid Tebboune to the family of the doctor, Wafa Boudissa, who died on Friday following an infection with the coronavirus.
The minister said he had come to present the condolences of the President of the Republic, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, Prime Minister Abdelaziz Djerad, the government’s members, as well as the health sector to the husband and the daughter of the deceased and her entire family.
The Minister of Health noted that “Algeria has lost a doctor who worked in a service which is very dangerous”, stressing that instructions have been given to dispatch the Inspector General of the Ministry of Health and Population to Ras El-Oued Hospital in the province of Bordj Bou Arreridj, where Dr Boudissa worked “to inquire about the reasons which led to her death. ”
For her part, the Minister of National Solidarity, Family and the Status of Women, Ms. Kaouter Krikou, explained that “Algeria has not only lost a doctor, but also an Algerian woman and this is distressing”.
Stressing that she accompanied the Minister of Health and Population, to present the condolences of the President of the Republic and the Prime Minister to the family of the deceased, the minister also expressed “the compassion of members of the government to the family of Dr Boudissa who left behind a little girl. ”
Wafa Boudissa, 28, general practitioner at Ras el Oued hospital (Bordj Bou Arreridj) and eight months pregnant, died, Friday, at Ain El Kebira hospital, north of Sétif, following an infection with the coronavirus.