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Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Bahrain Health Minister Attends 66th annual WHO Eastern Med. Region Health Minister's Meeting
(BNA)Health Minister Sadiq bin Abdulkarim Al-Shehabi today attended the Eastern Mediterranean Region Health Ministers’ meeting in Geneva, Switzerland. The minister’s participation followed an invitation from the World Health Organisation (WHO) Eastern Mediterranean Regional Director Dr Ala’ddine Alwan, on the sidelines of the 66th WHO annual meeting
The session discusses means of developing health systems to combat non-communicable diseases, promote the mothers and children’s health care and beef up preparations to pre-empt emergencies and disasters, including precautionary measures to avert an potential outbreak of the new Coronavirus.