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Dr. Al-Mane heads the MOH Delegate to the 32nd meetings ofthe Council of Arab Health Ministers
01 March 2008
The Minister of Health and Chairman of the Executive Board of the Council of Arab Health Ministers Dr. Hamad bin Abdullah Al-Mane will head the Kingdom delegate participating in the 32nd meeting of the Council of Arab Health Ministers, which will be held in Sharm Al-Shaikh, Egypt, on 27 & 28/02/1429, being 5 & 6/03/2008. The delegate include the Deputy Minister for Planning and Development Dr. Obeid Al-Obeid, the Assistant Deputy Minister for Labs and Blood Banks Mr. Abdullah Al-Dirais, the Minister Consultant for Riyadh, Northern Borders, and Al-Baha provinces Dr. Abdul Aziz Al-Dakheel, the General Supervisor of International Health Mr. Hasan Al-Fakhiri, the Director General of Legal Affairs Mr. Ibrahim Al-Misaiteer, the Director General of Medical and Pharmaceutical Licenses Pharmacist Ali Al-Zawawi, the Director General of Nursing Dr. Muneera Al-Osaimi, Mr. Mohammed Al-Haider from the office of the Minister of Health, and Mr. Ahmed Al-Qurani from the Health Information and Relationships.    
According to Dr. Al-Mane, the meeting will address a number of issues, including the report of the Chairman of the Executive Board of the Arab Health Ministers. The opening session of the meetings will include the speeches of the Algerian Health Minister, the Egyptian Health Minister, the Saudi Health Minister, the Director General of the Executive Board of the Health Ministers' Council for the GCC States, and the Arab League Secretary General Mr. Amr Musa.
He said the conference will review the achievements and follow up reports, the report of the 18th meeting of the Board of Directors of the Arabic Health Development Fund, and a number technical issues, including the Arabic Project for Improving the Quality of Health Facilities, establishment of the Arabic Commission for Accrediting, the Arabic Council of Nursing and Midwifery, the Arabic Council of Nursing Specialties, the Arabic Board of Blood Transfusion Services, management of health planning, medicines in the Arab world, and upgrading the Council of the Arab Health Ministers.
The conference will also discuss the issue of unifying the Arab efforts in related fields, with special concern to the unified speech of the Arab Health Ministers in front of the General Assembly of the World Health Organization, which will be held in Geneva, Switzerland. Other issues on the agenda include the document of the joint GCC Health Ministers declaration on diabetes, the award of the best Arabic health project, and preparing for the Arabic Economic, Developmental, and Social Summit.
It is worth mentioning that Dr. Khoja holds now the position of the President of the Founding Committee for establishing the Arabic Commission for Accrediting and the Committee set for upgrading the Arab Council of Health Ministers.   

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