Sultanate to host EMR regional ministerial meeting next month

Muscat: The Sultanate, represented by the Ministry of Health (MOH) is preparing to host the Ministerial Meeting “The Road to the Universal Health Coverage in the Eastern-Mediterranean Region (EMR)”.

The meeting, which will be organized by the World Health Organization (WHO) in cooperation with the Ministry of Health, will be held in Salalah during 3 – 5 September.

Around 22 EMR countries including ministers of health, a number of senior officials from the financial and parliament sectors, consultants, advisors and experts, representatives of international bodies and associations, UN and non-governmental organizations related to the WHO, as well as the national health institutions will participate in the Meeting.

This meeting is one of the most important meetings at the international level, in which it represents the highest guiding authority in the global health system. Issues related to the universal health coverage will be discussed during the ministerial meeting. –ONA