QATAR TAKES PART IN THIRD MEETING OF ARAB MINISTERS OF HEALTH COUNCIL’S TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Cairo – The third meeting of the Technical Advisory Committee of the Council of Arab Ministers of Health kicked off today at the headquarters of the General Secretariat of the Arab League.

The State of Qatar takes part in the meeting with a delegation headed by Director of the Department of International Health Relations at the Ministry of Health, Abdullatif Ali Al-Abdullah.

On the sidelines of the meeting, Al-Abdullah told Qatar News Agency (QNA) that the committee will discuss a number of items, the most important of which are the health conditions in the occupied Palestinian territories, including East Jerusalem and the occupied Syrian Golan along with the unified speech of the Council of Arab Ministers of Health before the 70th session of the General Assembly of the World Health Organization (WHO) due to be hold in Geneva in May.

He pointed out that there will also be discussion on means to support Somalia, the Arab strategy to combat AIDS, the Arab Fund for Health Development, along with the formation of the Executive Office of the Council of Arab Ministers of Health.

The meeting would raise its recommendations to the meeting of Arab Health Ministers during their meeting due in Geneva in 22nd of May 2017 on the sidelines of the WHO Meeting, he concluded. (QNA)

Source: Qatar News Agency