Arab ministers agree on providing healthcare for Syrian refugees

Executive Bureau Chief and Kuwaiti Health Minister Ali Al-Obaidi during the Bureau meeting
Executive Bureau Chief and Kuwaiti Health Minister Ali Al-Obaidi during the Bureau meeting

CAIRO, March 2 (KUNA) — The Executive Bureau of the Arab Health Ministers agreed on Wednesday on providing healthcare for Syrian refugees and support to the Palestinian health sector.
In statements to reporters for following its meeting, the Executive Bureau Chief and Kuwaiti Health Minister Ali Al-Obaidi noted that the conferees approved an Egyptian proposal to conduct a study on the medical needs of the countries hosting Syrian refugees as a prelude to meet them.
They gave thumbs up to a proposal to provide technical and financial aid to the Palestinian health sector, he said.
Al-Obaidi added that the conferees endorsed the agenda and draft resolutions of the 45th health ministers council meeting, slated for Thursday.
He pointed out that Kuwait has presented a number of proposals for beefing up Arab cooperation in medical emergencies and countering communicable diseases.
The Executive Bureau mulled the measures needed to improve the healthcare to children, adults and mothers, he said.
They discussed means to buttress coordination and exchange experience and healthcare-related information among Arab countries and reviewed the medical aspects of the Arab 2030 development goals, the minister added. (Pickup previous) mfm.rg.ibi