Manama, May 11 (BNA): President of the Supreme Council of Health, Lieutenant-General Dr. Shaikh Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, held a meeting with heads of government health agencies and institutions.
The meeting was also attended by Dr. Jalila bint Al-Sayed Jawad Hassan, Minister of Health.
The Chairman of the Council affirmed the Kingdom of Bahrain’s keenness to strengthen and develop the national health system, and to provide high-quality medical services to all citizens and residents in the Kingdom.
The meeting discussed the important developments in the field of health care, especially the procedures for implementing the national health insurance program.
Staff Lieutenant General Dr. Shaikh Mohammed congratulated Brigadier Dr. Shaikh Fahd bin Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, the newly appointed Acting Commander of the Royal Medical Services, and the newly appointed Colonel Dr. Shaikh Salman bin Muhammad bin Abdullah Al Khalifa. Acting Commander of King Hamad University Hospital, on the occasion of their obtaining the Royal Trust, wishing them more success.
The Chairman of the Council gave a detailed presentation on the preparations for the implementation of health insurance, and reviewed the legislative and executive steps that have been taken to implement it, including the autonomy project, and the appointment of boards of trustees and chief executives for financial and human affairs. systems.
He stressed the importance of cooperation between all health institutions to provide services of the highest quality.
The Minister of Health explained the role of the Ministry and its functions as a major partner in developing the health system and following up the implementation of the program in partnership with the Bahrain Council for Health Studies to train health workers.
The Acting Commander of the Royal Armed Forces and Acting Commander of King Fahd International Hospital expressed their appreciation to the Chairman of the Council and stressed the importance of coordination between all health service providers to achieve the desired goals for the development of health services in the Kingdom.