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King Abdullah to Patronize the Arab Conference on NCD
10 December 2011
   The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz will patronize the Arab Conference on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD), that will be held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, in Shawal, 1433H (August 2012).
This was stated by His Excellency the Minister of Health, Dr. Abdullah Bin AbdulAziz Al Rabeeah, who expressed his profound thanks and gratitude to His Royal Highness for the kindness patronage, that reflects his interest in health services and his concern for citizens' health and protecting them against all diseases.
Dr. Al Rabeeah pointed out that the Arab Conference on Non-Communicable Diseases, hosted by the Kingdom, includes several topics such as diabetes, obesity and diabetes in children. All Arab member countries, the concerned international and regional organizations, as well as the community associations and scientific institutions are to participate in the conference.
His Excellency clarified that this important international event emphasizes the Kingdom’s active role in the field of non-communicable diseases and their complications, in line with the global trend of fighting these diseases along with the economic and social impacts resulting from their outbreak. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia often takes the lead in adopting the relevant global strategies.

Last Update : 10 December 2011 01:24 PM
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