Kuwait Health Minister Dr Basel Al-Sabah said yesterday that the ministry is placing the final touches on the permanent office of the World Health Organization (WHO), which will open soon in Kuwait. The minister affirmed that opening the office in Kuwait would increase the chance of executing health plans and programs and to keep Kuwait updated with the latest developments.
Minister Sabah received the regional director of WHO Dr Ahmad Al-Mandhari, a meeting aimed at achieving a quantum leap in the relations between the two sides. He also stressed the importance of Dr Mandhari’s visit to Kuwait, saying it would focus on the two side’s future visions and plans. During the meeting, the two officials touched on important matters connected with plans to counter major diseases.
Meanwhile, Dr Mandhari said that the opening of this permanent office would serve the health system in Kuwait and the region. WHO strives, through this cooperation between the two sides, to highlight Kuwait’s advance healthcare system, in addition to strengthening joint health ventures, said Dr Mandhari in a statement.
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