GCC min­is­ters of health com­mit­tee to meet to­day

Muscat Daily - - NATION -

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

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