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MoU Signed to Implement Health Emergency Risk Compliance in Epidemic Context

from the MoU signing ceremony to implement compliance for Health Emergency Risk Management
MNU is collaborating with EIFEC to coordinate and implement compliance for Health Emergency Risk Management.

The Maldives National University (MNU) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the European Institute for Export Compliance (EIFEC) and the University of Turin, Italy. MNU is collaborating with EIFEC to coordinate and implement compliance for Health Emergency Risk Management in an epidemic context.

EIFEC aims to contribute to fostering international security and disseminating behaviors of excellence. This is done through the effective implementation of the specialized compliance management framework based on its international standard. The institute has the multidisciplinary knowledge and competence that allows them to define and develop, by innovation, Standards, guidelines, and certification mechanisms for emergency situations or critical areas of any nature.

As MNU is collaborating with EIFEC to coordinate and implement compliance for Health Emergency Risk Management in an epidemic context, this specifically includes:

  • Advice on the development and deployment in the Maldives and in the region, of the International Standards issued by the EIFEC Standards Tech Group
  • Assist and coordinate with the relevant Maldivian authority for optimization and integration of the national Guidelines and / or other activities
  • Prepare and provide the necessary training sessions to operators in the sector
  • Assist in the localization in local language of the new Standards if needed
  • Introduce and coordinate with organizations able to participate to the assessment and determination of the compliance of products, equipment and processes used in sanitization activities with the relevant national regulations, the indications of the World Health Organization and the Ministry of Health’s protocols about sanitization and disinfection of facilities, public spaces and industrial areas in accordance with the new emergency standards EIFEC ES2001.06: HBY series
  • Promote the new standards and assist organizations to build and start their management programs for the prevention and containment of the health emergency by Covid-19 or pandemics in similar situations

According to MNU, the present COVID-19 situation requests the development of proper emergency practices, policies, and procedures. It also requires to make them certified by accredited qualified third parties. For this reason, EIFEC has developed the new Emergency International Standards series. Thus, this helps organizations to be more effective in their fight against COVID-19, and people’s everyday lives safer and healthier.

The series include two different types of standards; Health Emergency Risk Compliance Management System (HER-CMS) and Compliance Management Systems for Sanitization Service Providers (SSP-CMS). HER-CMS can be implemented and adopted by all organizations. Furthermore, SSP-CMS is reserved to professional Sanitization Service Providers.

Feature image by the Maldives National University

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Earth Week at Oaga Art Resort: Connect with the Beauty of Nature

Oaga Art Resort is getting ready to celebrate Earth Week with Nature's Embrace!

Oaga Art Resort is dedicating a week to connecting with the beauty and wonder of the planet! In celebration of Earth Week, the resort is curating a programme with meaningful experiences and deep appreciation for the Earth from March 21st to 27th, 2024.

Earth Week Specials at Oaga Art Resort

On March 21st, the resort will celebrate Poetry Day to unwind with Earth-inspired creativity. Start your day with a poetic breakfast, followed by a lunchtime fusion of traditional Maldivian Boduberu beats and poetry called ‘Farihi’. As the sun goes down, guests are invited to enjoy poetry reading and a captivating performance by local duo ‘Something Lovely’.

On March 22nd, guests can enjoy a Boduberu jam session at lunch. As the nighttime falls, witness the artistry of a sand artist as they create their magic on the Raa Baa deck.

On March 23rd, Connect with Nature in a mindful way. As part of the Earth Hour, a candlelit Earth meditation and Sound healing session will be hosted. Guests can also savour a delicious Earth-conscious buffet and enjoy unplugged music around a bonfire! Additionally, a special coral planting cocktail will take place at sunset. At this event, guests can also help plant 60+ coral frames in Oaga’s reef nursery. The project is carried out in partnership with Coralive, aiming to completely resort to the house reef by 2028.

Celebrate Holi with an Eco Twist on March 25th. Create stunning sand mandalas and participate in the traditional Full Moon ritual. Oaga Art Resort will also be hosting a glow-in-the-dark Holi Full moon party with minimal lighting!

Reflect and reminisce under the stars on March 26th. Cuddle up for a captivating movie night! The Grand Finale, with World Theatre Day will be hosted on March 27th. The resort will be hosting a puppet show in addition to live performances by the Sky Rock band. End the night with a special Earth-themed solo performance at the Kaa Kada dinner in celebration of World Theatre Day.

Earth Week and so Much More!

Guests are welcome to enjoy these activities and so much more at Oaga. The resort is all about fun, creative and new experiences. The Earth Week celebrations are weaved into the activities throughout Oaga Art Resort during this period. Oaga Art Resort is the perfect spot for an all-inclusive getaway. The Greatest All-inclusive plan redefines your resort experience!

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