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Dr. Al-Rabeeah to Lead Kingdom's Delegation to the Islamic Conference for Ministers of Health
21 October 2013
His Excellency the Minister of Health, Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Rabeeah, is to lead the Kingdom's delegation participating in the meetings of the fourth session of the Islamic Conference for Ministers of Health, to be held in the Indonesian capital city, Jakarta, over the period from 17 to 19 Dhulhijjah, corresponding to 22-24 October, 2013.
 
Through this meeting, a number of topics on the agenda will be discussed, in addition to reviewing the report of the Secretary General of the Islamic Cooperation Organization on the health sector activities, as well as the report of the of the Health-associated Steering Committee affiliated to the Islamic Cooperation Organization, in addition to the ten-year strategic action plan on health in the member states of the Islamic Cooperation Organization (2012 – 2022), as well as the program's executive plan. 
 
On the agenda, also, are seminars for discussing a number of topics, most importantly the combat of tuberculosis and malaria, and eradication of polio, as well as putting an end to the preventable death of mothers and children. That is to be added to accelerating development by 2015 and beyond. Other topics have to do with nutrition and stunted growth, as well as autonomy in the provision and manufacturing of drugs and vaccines, in addition to the healthy lifestyle and the combat of non-communicable diseases.
 
It is noteworthy, the delegation accompanying the Minister of Health will include the Deputy Minister for Public Health, Dr. Zeyad Memish, the Advisor to the Minister of Health and Supervisor General of Relations, Media and Health Awareness, Dr. Khaled Marghalani, and the
Assistant Deputy Minister of Health for Primary Health care, Dr. Mohamed Ba-Suleiman, in addition to a host of officials.


 



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