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Saudi Minster of Health: The Kingdom Stresses Need to Achieve Global Health and Wellbeing
28 May 2024

​​Saudi Minster of Health: The Kingdom Stresses Need to Achieve Global Health and Wellbeing​​

Minister of Health Fahd bin Abdurrahman Al-Jalajel headed the high-level Saudi delegation participating in the opening of the 77th World Health Assembly of the World Health Organization (WHO) at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva.In the Kingdom's speech, the minister emphasized the importance of continuing efforts and enhancing international cooperation to address any future health risks in pursuit of the ultimate goal of “Health for All" and the wellbeing of the world's populations.The Kingdom emphasized the need to find long-term solutions to address gaps in pandemic preparedness and response measures globally.The Kingdom highlighted efforts to amend international health regulations, negotiate the formulation of a pandemic treaty, and enhance international work and cooperation to address any future health risks, in line with the goal of “Health for All.”The Kingdom emphasized the goal of achieving the necessary response to the threat posed by antimicrobial resistance, and it looks forward to the United Nations' declaration on this matter and hosting the fourth Global High-level Ministerial Meeting on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) on November 15-16 in Jeddah.The Kingdom also affirmed that the humanitarian crisis in Gaza has entered its eighth month, with ongoing and alarming Israeli violations. The number of victims is approaching 40,000, mostly children, women, and elderly individuals. Additionally, there is a serious deterioration in healthcare services.

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