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MOH Reviews NCD Initiatives

MOH Reviews NCD Initiatives

MOH Reviews NCD Initiatives


The Ministry of Health (MOH), represented by the Department of Non-Communicable Diseases organized today Wednesday a workshop on the initiatives of the Governorates on Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) at the Institute of Health Sciences.

The workshop was attended by Dr. Said al-Lamki, Director General of Primary Health Care, along with Dr. Noor al-Busaidi, Director of National Diabetes & Endocrine Center. Number of directors of primary healthcare services of various Governorates, as well as medical staff of different health centers in the Sultanate were participated in this workshop.

Dr. al-Lamki praised in his speech to the role of the NCD Department’s staff in organizing such workshop which aims to review the initiatives of the health services directorates in the Governorates in the field of Non-communicable Diseases in the year 2016.

The workshop addressed number of issues related to the national action plan and strategy to tackle NCDs and self-management of chronic diseases. It also discussed various health issues on diabetes program and national NCD screening program, asthma, mental health program, eye and ear health program, disability program, cancer registry, as well as chronic renal failure.