Health Minister meets IOM officials

July 7, 2018

Minister of Public Health and Population, Taha Al-Mutawakil, on Thursday met with Deputy Head of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Mission and IOM Health Officer.

During the meeting, the official discussed aspects of cooperation between the Ministry and the Organization in the humanitarian field and development of joint action to alleviate the challenges faced by the health sector and reduce the suffering of patients as a result of the aggression and siege.

Al-Mutawakil stressed on the importance of integration between the ministry and the organization to work according to the priorities contained in the plan of the ministry, Includes emergency, intensive care, ambulance and provision of medicines especially for renal failure patients kidney trans-planters, cancer, diabetes and other chronic diseases.

For his part, the deputy head of the mission of IOM confirmed the organization's readiness to continue supporting the health sector and work to provide ambulances and support dialysis centers and expand its activities in the areas of tuberculosis, AIDS and malaria.

He pointed to the possibility of the Organization's contribution in addressing the problems that the production line of solutions at the Yadco factory was faced in cooperation with other organizations.