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Workshop Highlights Costs of National Non-Communicable Diseases Plan

Workshop Highlights Costs of National Non-Communicable Diseases Plan

Workshop Highlights Costs of National Non-Communicable Diseases Plan

20/9/2018

The National Non-Communicable Diseases Committee in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the NCD Department of the Ministry of Health (MOH) conducted on Wednesday a workshop to review the estimated cost of the National NCDs Plan implementation at Muscat Holiday hotel. The workshop was held under the patronage of H.E. Dr. Ali bin Talib Al Hanai, MOH’s Undersecretary for Planning Affairs, gathering 60 participants from the NCDs main committee members, in addition to the multi-sectorial operational plan task forces, as well as number of government  authorities.    

Dr. Esmat Azzam, WHO Expert along with members of the national plan development teams run the sessions of the workshop.  The participants were trained on calculating the costs of the operational activities for the implementation programs plans.

It is hoped that the plan estimated costs would be submitted to the concerned parties to approve the necessary resources for the implementation.