The Ministry of Health (MOH), represented by Al-Massarah Hospital in cooperation with the Royal Oman Police (ROP), Public Prosecution and the Supreme Judiciary Council organized today the 1st Scientific Forensic Psychiatry Conference under the patronage of Sheikh Dr. Is'haq bin Ahmed Al-Busaidi, Chairman of the Supreme Court and Chairman of the Council of Administrative Affairs for Judiciary with the presence of H.E. Dr. Ahmed bin Mohammed Al-Saidi, Minister of Health at Al-Shafaq Club.
The Conference aimed to highlight the forensic psychiatry concept, the services provided by Al-Massarah Hospital, future challenges and the quality and efficiency of services in forensic psychiatry. In addition to discussing the relationship between forensic and law.
About 150 participants including medical staff, psychologists, occupational therapists from Al-Massarah Hospital, MOH health institutions, ROP, Public Prosecution, Supreme Judiciary Council and Ministry of Social Affairs have attended the Conference.The Conference touched upon the forensic psychiatry in the Sultanate of the Oman and KSA, challenges faced by the forensic, psychotropic substances and its relation to the crime, the role of nurses in the forensic along with other related issues.