The UAE called for stronger Arab joint action, intensifying efforts and uniting efforts for public health, cohesion and prevention of epidemics, emphasizing the need to implement comprehensive health coverage and ensure that all people enjoy the conditions of public health. Healthy and prosperous life at all ages.
Abdulrahman bin Mohammed Al Owais, Minister of Health and Protection of the Community during his presidency of the 51st ordinary session of the Arab Ministers of Health Council that was held today in the General Secretariat of the Arab League, was attended by his Excellency Abdulrahman bin Mohammed Al Owais through the participation of the Ministers of Arab Health or its representatives.
The delegation included HE Juma Mubarak Al-Junaibi, state ambassador to Egypt, permanent representative of the League of Arab States, Hussein Abdulrahman Al-Rand, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health Centers and Clinics, Nasser Khalifa Al-Badoor, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Ministry of Health, Health at the State Embassy in Cairo.
In his speech, Excellence extended sincere condolences to Egypt on the victims of the train accident yesterday, asking God to accept them from the righteous and inspire their patience and consolation to their people.
For this reason, he said that the current session of the Council is celebrated as it has been in the past, in difficult and sensitive conditions, which are experienced by the Arab Arab countries.
He added that, taking these conditions into account, it is necessary to strengthen Arab joint action, intensify efforts and unite efforts to maintain health and public cohesion, prevent the spread of epidemics and work to implement comprehensive health coverage and ensure that everyone has A healthy and prosperous lifestyle in all ages.
He pointed out that the world is now at the threshold of a new stage in the history of humanity, that is, the Fourth Industrial Revolution and the technological advances involved in the development process in many aspects of life and opening wide horizons to achieve a comprehensive and sustainable development. Creative to follow the spirit of times and developments.
Therefore, he said that maintaining the pace with the rapid progress achieved by humanity requires strengthening our efforts and generating the common potentials to effectively respond to the latest developments in medical sciences applied as biological agents, artificial intelligence, genetic revolution and other issues in which we must prepare ourselves well and work. Change the patterns of learning, training and rehabilitation in our countries at the level of this development.
The session addressed several important issues in its agenda, including the discussion of the activities of the Technical Secretariat of the Arab Council of Ministers of Health between the two ordinary sessions of the Council (Issue 49) 2018 and No. February 51, 2019, the Arab Council of Sanitary Specialties and the successful and pioneering experiences of Arab member states in the field of health.
The project also included the establishment of the Arab Center for Cooperation and Research on HIV / AIDS in Algeria, the establishment of the Arab Center for Medical and Laboratory Research provided by Egypt and the improvement of the health of mothers, children and adolescents in the Arab region and the memorandum of understanding signed between the Secretariat of the League of Arab States and the United Nations Regional Office on Drugs and Crime for the Middle East and North Africa.
It also examines the support of the member countries that host meetings, commissions, activities and specialized training courses in the fields of health, the Arab Development Fund for Health and the date and place of the ordinary session of the Arab Health Council of Ministers.
The agenda included a topic on the latest developments, which addressed several important issues: the declaration of the fourth session of the Arab Summit on Economic and Social Development on the problem of displaced persons and refugees, supporting the efforts of the Republic of Yemen in reconstruction and development and supporting the Somali Republic in its efforts to implement and exempt the Somali Development Debt Plan.