Arab Health Ministers discuss key topics

CAIRO, March 2 (KUNA) — The Executive Office of Arab Health Ministers Council convened on Wednesday under the chairmanship of Kuwait’s Health Minister Dr. Ali Saad Al-Obaidi to discuss some issues pertaining to the joint Arab action in this field.
During the one-day meeting, confreres will follow up the resolutions of the previous meeting and discuss the 45th ministerial session of Arab health ministers to be held on Thursday under the chairmanship of Mauritania.
The meeting’s agenda includes 17 items, mainly effects of Syrian refugees on the health sector in the Arab countries and some proposals submitted by Kuwait, Palestine, Algeria, Iraq and Morocco on the health field.
Ministers also will deal with the health dossier which will be reviewed by the Arab Economic and Social Development Summit, health legislations, improvement of mothers and children’s health in the Arab region, the Arab strategy to combat AIDS and others. (end)