Bahrain: The Minister of Health of the Kingdom of Bahrain, Jaleela Jawad Hassan, has recently participated in a regular session of the Council of Arab Health Ministers in Algeria in its 58th edition. She affirms the importance of continuing international meetings to ensure the advancement of healthcare services.
On her part, Dr Jaleela Hassan, the Minister of Health, has emphasized the importance of continuing international meetings that allow countries to exchange views and discuss the most important health issues of mutual interest, ensuring the advancement of healthcare services for the Arab people.
It was further noted that challenges facing all health systems require coordination of efforts between everyone on their way out with concrete recommendations that contribute to effectively tackling these health challenges.
This came during the chairmanship of the Minister of Health delegation of the Kingdom of Bahrain participating in the work of the regular session (58) of the Council of Arab Health Ministers, held yesterday, March 14, 2023, in the sister Democratic People’s Republic of Algeria, with the participation of His Excellency and the Arab Ministers of Health.
For her part, Dr Lawwa Rashid Shaweter, CEO of Primary Health Care Centres, reviewed the experience of the Bahrain in the application of the “Choose Your Doctor” program.
She made a presentation on the implementation of this program, which comes as part of the scope of the self-management project of primary health care centres and under the umbrella of health assurance by the support of the Competitive quality, efficiency and sustainability of health services.
The meeting included an opening speech by Dr Abdul Haq Sayhi, Minister of Health in the People’s Republic of Algeria and Chairman of the Regular Session (58) of the Council of Arab Health Ministers, and a speech by Dr Khaled Abdul Ghaffar, Minister of Health and Population in the Arab Republic of Egypt and Director of the Executive Office of the Council of Health Ministers.
Moreover, a speech by Ambassador Dr Haifa Abu Ghazala, Secretary-General Assistant and Head of Social Affairs at the University of Arab States, was also delivered, during which they welcomed the participating delegations expressing their aspirations for the success of this course aimed at strengthening joint Arab work in the health sector to meet health.