Health Minister, governors discuss means to improve governorates’ access to health services

by | Apr 25, 2024 | 0 comments

MUSCAT – Dr Hilal Ali Al Sabti, Minister of Health, and governors from around Oman today held a consultative meeting to discuss cooperation and coordination about the best means to serve the public interest. The two sides considered means to unify efforts and ease local communities’ access to basic needs, including health services, in accordance with international standards. The meeting also touched on the Ministry’s efforts to develop the health sector in various governorates, enhance integration among the governorates and study opportunities and available resources to achieve sustainable development in the health sector.

The meeting included two sessions. During the first session, titled “Future Aspirations and Opportunities”, the Health Minister gave a lecture on the ministry’s strategic approaches. The second session, themed “Sustainable health development, investment and partnership”, included presentations by three officials from the Ministry of Health. Dr Harib Al “Lamki, Undersecretary for Health Affairs, spoke about “measures for the development of health services in the governorates: The reality and aspirations”.

Dr Ahmed Salim Al Mandhari, Undersecretary for Health Planning and Organization, outlined the Ministry’s role in health planning and related challenges and opportunities.

Sulaiman Nasser Al Hiji, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health for Administrative and Financial Affairs, gave a presentation on the role of the Ministry of Health in providing financial and human resources and securing their sustainability.

(Source: ONA)

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