Sultanate to Participate in World Health Assembly 71
Sultanate to Participate in World Health Assembly 7120/5/2018
The Sultanate represented by the Ministry of Health (MOH) will take part in the 71st World Health Assembly (WHA71) meetings, which will be held from tomorrow Monday 21st of May in Geneva, Switzerland. The Sultanate’s delegation is led by H.E. Dr. Ahmed Mohammed Al Saidi, Minister of Health.
The WHA71 agenda will discuss the report of the Executive Board on its 141st and 142nd sessions and on its special session on the draft thirteenth general programme of work, 2019-2023, report of main committees, as well as addressing several strategic priority matters along with management and legal matters
The meeting will also include side events that touch upon the global action on patient safety for achieving effective Universal Health Coverage – Oman, the Geneva Forum for Health 2018 , and the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) panel discussion on diabetes and nutrition education.
On the sideline of the WHA71, H.E. Minister of Health will take part in the 5th Consultative Technical Meeting for Arab Health Ministers. Al Saidi will meet the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Health Ministers and the Health Ministers of Brunei and Lutuania. The Minister furthermore will highlight the 2020 World Cancer Leaders’ Summit and World Cancer Congress which will be hosted by Oman.