Manama, May 26 (BNA): The Chairman of the Supreme Council of Health, Lieutenant General Dr. Shaikh Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, affirmed the Kingdom of Bahrain’s keenness to provide the best health services to all citizens and residents. In order to constantly improve the quality of these services to ensure their sustainability.
This would serve the comprehensive development process led by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, and contribute to the implementation of the plans put forward by the government, headed by His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince and Prime Minister. To develop the health sector.
He praised the role played by primary health care centers, noting that they are the cornerstone of health services in the Kingdom, and the first point of contact for the individual with the health care system. He added that it provides many services for individuals to enjoy good health, including the promotion of healthy behaviors, early detection of diseases, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation.
The President of the Supreme Council of Health made these statements during an inspection visit to the Hamad Town Health Center, as part of a series of field visits to primary health care centers to follow up on the progress made in the autonomy project.
During the visit, Dr. Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdullah praised the progress made in implementing the National Social Health Insurance Program (My Health), which aims to achieve comprehensive health coverage, as well as enhance quality and competitiveness in providing health services to meet aspirations. of the beneficiaries.
He stressed that the independence project, under which the “Choose Your Doctor Program” falls, supports the continuity of all types of health services provided, and ensures the provision of high-quality and competitive services.
He pointed out that the independence project mainly aims to reduce the waiting time for diagnostic and treatment services, and to enhance and develop services to reduce the need for patients to be admitted to hospitals, as well as giving citizens the freedom to choose the government hospital they are from. Get all services for free.
The Chief Executive Officer of the Primary Health Care Centers, Dr. Lulwa Rashed Showaiter, affirmed the primary health care centers’ keenness to optimally implement the “Choose Your Doctor” program, which falls under the umbrella of the “Self-Government” project, with the aim of enhancing preventive and curative services provided to the community, as well as ensuring early detection of the disease. diseases.
She praised the role played by the Supreme Council of Health in achieving the aspirations of the health system through the implementation of my health program, stressing that all programs and initiatives aimed at strengthening the role of primary care will be fully activated, which will contribute to achieving the expected goals and ensuring comprehensive health coverage for all.