Health Minister Meets National Committee for Narcotics & Psychotropic Substances
Health Minister Meets National Committee for Narcotics & Psychotropic Substances2/11/2017
H.E. Dr. Ahmed Mohammed Al Saidi, minister of Health, presided today Thursday over the meeting of the National Committee for Narcotics & Psychotropic Substances, at the Ministry of Health’s headquarter. The meeting joined senior members of the National Committee from Ministries and other stakeholders.
The meeting approved the minutes of the committee’s (22) meeting and reviewed the progress of the achieved decisions. It further addressed the achievements and challenges related to Fawasel project, which targets school students, as well as the Takeuf program that concerns the addicts’ aftercare.
Furthermore, the meeting reviewed the latest developments of the National Strategy for Narcotics & Psychotropic Substances. Updates of the Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Projects and services were underlined at the meeting.
The meeting discussed the new Executive Plans of the National Committee and ratified their budget.