GCC ministers of health committee to meet today
Muscat - The sultanate will host the 5th Meeting of the GCC Ministers of Health Committee and the 82nd Conference of GCC Council of Ministers of Health during its 44th session in W Hotel Muscat on Wednesday. The meeting will be held in the presence of ministers of health and their accompanying delegations.
H E Dr Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Obaid al Sa’eedi, Minister of Health, will deliver a speech during the inauguration ceremony. The Secretary General of the GCC will also speak at the ceremony. At the inauguration ceremony, ‘20-Year Cancer Incidence in Oman Report’ will also be tabled.
The meeting of the GCC Ministers of Health Committee will discuss the report of the GCC Supreme Council and the Council of Ministers.
The agenda of the meeting will also touch upon the decision of the Supreme Council at its 37th session in Al Sukhair in December 2016 regarding expatriate check-ups. The meeting will also review the smart card health file, medications, medical devices and supplies exempted from value-added tax (VAT).
The meeting will also followup the action plan of the GCC ministers of health to unify the position of GCC countries.
H E Dr Ahmed al Sa’eedi